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Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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Address: 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Road, Hereford, Sierra Vista, AZ 85615
Phone Number: +1 520-378-2785
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Best known for its 14 species of hummingbirds, Ramsey Canyon requires...

Best known for its 14 species of hummingbirds, Ramsey Canyon requires reservations on the weekend from the Nature Conservancy.

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Sublimely peaceful hiking trails

This mountain range is among the most beautiful in Southern Arizona. In contrast to the Valley of the Sun, the Southeast corner of AZ has a genuine Mediterranean climate, lovely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 March 2016
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This mountain range is among the most beautiful in Southern Arizona. In contrast to the Valley of the Sun, the Southeast corner of AZ has a genuine Mediterranean climate, lovely year-round. Day hikes, camping, access to old Bisbee with its art galleries and restaurants, Kartchner Caverns State Park, and a range of affordable hotels in nearby Sierra Vista, make this... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Fabulous place for a quick, pleasant hike. After a mildly challenging hike to the lookout, the trail goes downhill to an especially beautiful area with cascading small waterfalls.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

In our experiences hikes you pay for have been well worth, Ramsey Canyon is no exception. The land is part of the Nature Conservancy. In February the creek was flowing swiftly, butterflies were flitting about, and there were two varieties of hummingbirds that spend the winter. The hike is well marked and connects to longer hikes for the more adventuresome.... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

1. Greeted and assisted by such nice, friendly staff. 2. Great marked trails with the sounds of a babbling brook. 3. Be sure to stop along the trail to catch the views into the valley. 4. Some of the deer seem nearly tame. I got some great up close shots. 5. Although Huachuca Mountain from the top was impressive, I... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

excellent place to go hiking or just to relax. brown canyon original ranch is also here. history in abundance, views great, trails well marked, ranch can be toured with history of owners, fantastic place to visit. , arizonia forklore is there and they put on great live shows --poetry-western swing music, country western ,many other performances

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We had lots of anticipation for our hike up the canyon to a viewpoint/overlook. Kudos to the Nature Conversancy for building a ticket building and preserving the unique habitat that includes an active stream. It was certainly an OK experience but I must admit we were a bit underwhelmed.and probably could have chosen from a number of other hiking options... More 

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Emmaus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a nice place, and has really good bird watching both at the feeders and on the trails. Unfortunately, like many (but not all) of The Nature Conservancy properties they do not allow dogs, even on leash. This will keep us from trying to visit again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

My 6 year old daughter loved it and won a lollipop for completing the bingo seek and find. We went all the way up to the first vista and it was still snow covered.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

A great place to spend 3 or 4 hours. Excellent for a hike or just for watching the animals, especially deer. Nice, peaceful, relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is such an awesome place to visit. It's approximate 5 miles off the main road. You go from dry desert to lush, wet, pine tree forest in a matter of 10 minutes. The people working here are extremely friendly, the nature is awesome, just a nice short hike. Keep in mind that animals are not welcome here. It's obviously... More 

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