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Hassayampa River Preserve

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49614 W. Highway 60, Wickenburg, AZ 85390
+1 928-684-2772
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Don’t bother

Unless you like to walk in sand, see absolutely no wildlife and pay $10 for the privilege. No water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen K
Milford, United States
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Nice place for a walk

Other than a few typical bird species, we saw no wildlife. If you just want to walk on easy trails... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Cathy L
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49614 W. Highway 60, Wickenburg, AZ 85390
+1 928-684-2772
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unless you like to walk in sand, see absolutely no wildlife and pay $10 for the privilege. No water in the river worth speaking of therefore no wildlife. Parking lot being revamped . You have to go a little ways to the additional parking. Disappointing...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Other than a few typical bird species, we saw no wildlife. If you just want to walk on easy trails with a few birds overhead without cactus sticking to you, this is a nice place to go.

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Huge cottonwoods and towering palms in the desert? You bet. Not a lot to do here, but it was an interesting place to visit. We strolled around the lake path and marveled at the forest that seemed so out of place. They say this is...More

Thank WillyWags
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went here on a very warm day. With all the tree cover and foliage, it was a perfect place to cool off. There is a beautiful small lake you can walk around, as well as a river walk. All the plants, trees and cacti...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Hassayampa River Preserve has short hiking trails and is great for bird watching. We also saw a kingsnake on our walk. There are plenty of benches to take in the riparian area. If you hike to the top of Lykes lookout you won't be disappointed!...More

Thank om2breathe
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a nice spot to wander through especially on a hot day. Paths are meandering through the area with birds if you take your time. There are a number of feeders by the visitor center that had a lot of birds feeding. Information at...More

Thank charlene m
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I love visiting the preserve. Nice peaceful spot for seeing our local flora and fauna, especially birds. Several trails give one the opportunity to stroll through nature. A well done museum and botanical garden awaits as well. Don't miss it!

1  Thank WickenburgJLM
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great birding and pleasant hiking trails. When it starts getting hot in the Valley of the Sun, this is a great place to cool off a little.

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A member of The nature Conservatory, located just outside the town of Wickenburg, AZ and about 45 min from west Phoenix up HWY 60 (heading toward Vegas). A birders paradise, grasses, palm trees, mesquite trees, a river and numerous trails to walk. This is not...More

2  Thank WillisBayTrading
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and serene and awesome birds! We had a wonderful guided tour. The guide was top notch. You must see this beautiful preserve. Do not go to Wickenburg without stopping here first. We loved it.

Thank Dianne M
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Janet V
3 October 2017|
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Response from charlene m | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April. Warm. No bugs.
Beverly B
5 November 2016|
Response from shardydmd | Reviewed this property |
You may want to call, but pets are not allowed on the trail.
27 June 2015|
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Response from beamc |
Our summer hours are Fri. - Sun., 7 - 11 AM. We will resume winter hours, Wed. - Sun., 8 AM - 5 PM. Admission is $5 for adults, kids and volunteers free.