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Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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Address: 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Road, Hereford, AZ 85615
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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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Really nice hike

I knew in advance that parking was limited, so we made sure to arrive early in the day. The trail was an easy hike and provided a dramatic contrast to the sweeping vistas we drove... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Bernadette G
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Yucaipa, California
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Yucaipa, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I knew in advance that parking was limited, so we made sure to arrive early in the day. The trail was an easy hike and provided a dramatic contrast to the sweeping vistas we drove through to get to the canyon. February is a little thin on bird population, but the hike was so nice I didn't mind. We did... More 

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Saratoga Springs NY
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First of all, if you're going on a weekend or holiday (we went on President's Day), get there early (opens at 9), as there are only 28 parking spots and the overflow parking area is often closed. We walked up from a nearby cabin we're staying in). The visitor center staff is welcoming, patient and helpful. The main trail starts... More 

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Thank 22man
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful mountain canyon park run by Nature Conservancy in southern-most Arizona, near Mexican border. Known for unique birds, eg, hummingbirds, most of whom are around March through August. Deer, wild turkey and small resident population of hummingbirds year round. The Conservancy is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays along with their canyon entrance and trails. Parking is limited, but nearby Ramsey... More 

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Worthington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to go here if you're in the area. They do charge admission and it was $6 and not $5 like we read, but it's well worth it. There's lots of well marked points of interest so be sure to take a trail guide. It's quite a hike and all uphill but not taxing. Well worth the time spent.

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Thank jaf1944
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Admission is $6 per person and parking is VERY limited. nice easy loop hike with historical cabins and pretty stream. Clean bathrooms and a gift shop. Our trip was too early for the hummingbirds (February) but it was still pretty. Not sure I'd pay $6 again to see it, even with hummingbirds. Limited picnicking opportunities, only a couple tables. Friendly... More 

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Thank Holly G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to hike, take pictures, and get in shape. There are various trails to choose based upon how far you want to walk. This is our favorite place to hike.

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Thank Darcy M
Globe, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a day trip to hike Ramsey Canyon and we enjoyed our visit. We came before the birding season so there wasn't much to note in our bird book. The creek is spectacular with mini-falls and some trees are labeled. The trail is easy and extremely well marked, although it is on an incline, with benches along the way... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending some time in the visitor's enter, we hiked the preserve trail, then part of the Hamburg trail. The staff person who gave us the orientation said if we kept going past the overlook (at about a mile) about 10 minutes or so we'd come to a nice waterfall (it's seasonal). Her advice was spot on - that last... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Birds, cuadamudi, deer, bear, snakes, oh my...what a wonderful spot on the planet. The preserve is just a starting point for taking a walk or adventure hike into the woods. Check out the maps and you can see there is something for everyone including a short stroll or ambitious hike to the top of Miller Peak. It can get VERY... More 

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Fraser, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We love Ramsey Canyon, it is a hidden gem in Sierra Vista with its beautiful trees and clear stream. A must see in this area! The entrance fee is $6 for non-locals and $3 for locals but worth every penny. This is a fantastic spot for bird watching and the Nature Conservancy Center has the friendliest staff as well as... More 

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