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Patagonia Area Birding - Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
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Description

The Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve is a Nature Conservancy area that protects riparian habitat, ancient Fremont Cottonwoods, open grassy areas and the associated birds, rare fish, frogs, and other wildlife. Three trails provide access to the preserve, and a visitor center provides trail information, bird checklists, and a list of current sightings.

Link to Maps.

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Entrance

Location

The preserve is located just west of the town of Patagonia. From Highway 82 in Patagonia, turn north on 4th Avenue; turn left (west) on Pennsylvania (which changes to Blue Heaven), cross the creek, and go about 1 mile to the entrance. Watch for signs.

Hours

During winter (October 2 to March 31), the preserve is open 7:30 to 4:00, Wednesday through Sunday. During summer (April 1 to October 1), the preserve is open 6:30 to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. The preserve is always closed Monday and Tuesday.

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

Fees

The Nature Conservancy charges $5.00 per person for non-members, $3.00 per person for TNC members. Children under 16 are free. Fee good for 7 days; annual passes available.

For More Information

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve. Visit the The Nature Conservancy website.

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Patagonia Area Birding
Coues White-tailed deer in the creek
Patagonia
Abert's Towhee flicking its tail
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
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Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

Happy birding! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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