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Hassayampa River Preserve

#2 of 22 things to do in Wickenburg Features Animals
49614 W. Highway 60 (Milepost 114), Wickenburg, AZ 85390
+1 928-684-2772
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One hour walk with friends

Maybe it was just the day or time of year, but saw very little in the way of wildlife on this day... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Cascade, Wisconsin
A very interesting collection of desert pla

A very interesting collection of desert plants in a park-like setting. You can observe the... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Dorinne D
Wickenburg, Arizona
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49614 W. Highway 60 (Milepost 114), Wickenburg, AZ 85390
+1 928-684-2772
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Maybe it was just the day or time of year, but saw very little in the way of wildlife on this day. Certainly there was a variety of plant life here, an oasis in this desert area, but saw only wandering cows for animal life...More

1  Thank donandbobbi
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A very interesting collection of desert plants in a park-like setting. You can observe the riparian action of the Hassayampa River, which is quite unique..

2  Thank Dorinne D
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

The Hassayampa River Preserve is a wonderfully quiet, rustic, and natural 'park' with trails and an interpretive center. The river is more like a creek right there, as it runs partially underground. During monsoon season it can become a rushing torrent very quickly. Rain water...More

1  Thank Stan S
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We try to get here at least once a year. The trails are lovely and easy---wonderful wildlife and bird sightings, a very special place.

2  Thank Tal12
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This river valley full of cottonwood and mesquite trees was an interesting counterpoint to the surrounding desert landscape. Quiet and peaceful, the trail were relatively easy walking, though most are not wheelchair accessible.

Thank sharonsea
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We came here after spending the morning at the Vulture Mines south and west of Wickenburg. There are many trails to follow, some even and pretty flat and others are up a rather steep incline but you get a real feel for the power of...More

1  Thank sue o
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is a really pleasant place to visit. Serious birders really like it and you can see lots of birds and other interesting small wildlife if you are observant. It's just a pleasant place to spend some time.

Thank Traildreamin
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

For years we have stopped at the preserve as a rest stop before or after the stretch of desert west of Phoenix on our way to Prescott or Vegas. It is a peaceful shaded place for a picnic or a stroll and walk our puppy....More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 11 November 2015

If you visit bring your binoculars. The is an excellent opportunity for bird watchers. Falcons to English sparrows. I can personally guarantee a good expierence

Thank st0tz
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I have visited Hassayampa River Preserve several times. Most people like to visit during bird migrations, but I love the quiet, peace and coolness in summer and the crisp freshness of late fall. Seasons in the desert get confusing, but a short walk, longer hike...More

Thank busybusy2015
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Beverly B
are small dogs allowed? service animals?
4 November 2016|
Response from shardydmd | Reviewed this property |
You may want to call, but pets are not allowed on the trail.
Open on Sundays?
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.
Karen E
Is there an entrance fee?
29 December 2014|
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Response from Joan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is reduced if you are a National Conservancy member. Just east of the preserve is a rest area which is free and gives visitors an introduction to this unique riparian area and has lots of interpretative sings on... More