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Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Morning hike with a good friend

Was able to enjoy the entire hike early in the morning when it wasn't crowded. Trails and marker... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Always a treat

The great thing about the Ramsey Canyon hike is that the terrain is do unexpected. We are used to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike G
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Best known for its 14 species of hummingbirds, Ramsey Canyon requires reservations on the weekend from the Nature Conservancy.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sierra vista” (28 reviews)
“wild turkeys” (12 reviews)
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27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was able to enjoy the entire hike early in the morning when it wasn't crowded. Trails and marker will defined. Some birds but not many hummers.

Thank E M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The great thing about the Ramsey Canyon hike is that the terrain is do unexpected. We are used to hiking in the AZ desert but this area is heavily wooded. The hike to the Overlook is about a mile. The first half is easy and...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Second time we visited this Canyon sponsored by the Nature Conservancy. We missed the Elegant Trogon but spotted a Townsend’s Warbler as we left. Many nice spots to sit and enjoy the brook or take a good hike, whatever you choose.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 23 December 2017

First time at the Preserve. Called ahead and was told it wasn't busy and to come on out. Gentleman at the Preserve gave me a very detailed description of trail and a nice little map to follow. The trail up to the Outlook was steep,...More

1  Thank mbhcathqueen
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Went for a short hike up to the top of Ramsey Mt. It was short because the Preserve locked the parking gates at 4pm. Very nice natural area. Will explore more next time in area. Life Is Good

Thank tomshoe2
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We took several hours to hike to the Overlook. The last section was strenuous as the elevation starts to increase. We saw deer, beautiful creeks, and trees with changing colors. We really enjoyed our time in the preserve.

Thank Girlfrien
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Closed a few days mid-week. Check web site before going. Ticket is good for more than one day. Get there at opening or just before closing for the best chance of seeing birds and other wildlife. Leaves turning colors now. Always a pretty walk. Also...More

Thank Ginny A
Reviewed 5 November 2017

As a first timer, I could not have been more impressed. There is a visitor center before beginning the trail that provides maps and lots of good information The first 1/2 mile of the trail is easy upward climbing, even for a senior who has...More

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Whether bird-watching, enjoying nature, out for a strenuous hike or meditating, the Preserve is a special place. Thank heavens the Nature Conservancy was able to acquire and protect this very special place before developers got their hands on it! At times there are guides available,...More

1  Thank Donna R V
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This preserve has two trails an easy one and a more strenuous one. You see hummingbirds, deer, and foxes. Some neat old vintage cabins as well.

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28 October 2017|
Response from Hamhed | Reviewed this property |
There are some benches outside the main entrance with bird feeders, I assume the current owner (actually his son) is still keeping them up. If you are wanting activity other than bird life you would have to go in to the... More