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Hassayampa River Preserve

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Address: 49614 W. Highway 60 (Milepost 114), Wickenburg, AZ 85390
Phone Number:
+1 928-684-2772
08:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Sun 08:00 - 17:00

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A Jewel in the Desert

This is worth a visit to the area to see if you are up for a long hike or just a short walk around the preserve. In the midst of the dry desert, there is always some water running... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Wickenburg, AZ
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Wickenburg, AZ
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is worth a visit to the area to see if you are up for a long hike or just a short walk around the preserve. In the midst of the dry desert, there is always some water running through the preserve, so it gives you a sense of being much further away from the desert. It has nice shady... More 

Thank ArizonaDawna
Granite Falls, Washington
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great destination for some nature photography without having to hike into the mountains. A trail map is available at the entrance. The trails are laid out nice and easy to follow. There are very nice viewing & seating points placed strategically around the small lake. If you are into bird or other nature photography, you can stake... More 

Thank J R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in winter after a fairly heavy rain -- the preserve was gorgeous with lots of water in the river and the trails were covered with soft leaves. We saw a fox and many beautiful birds. The bridge was gone so we couldn't go to the lookout, but we did all the other trails and they were excellent. It... More 

Thank Margaret A
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12 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and pretty. I will be returning at various times throughout the year to take in all this place has to offer.

Thank Liz G
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85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This old ranch house, lake and walking paths is great for families (bring your lunch) and bird watchers. Best to see it when the river has water. $5 is a reasonable fee.

Thank happy_to_travel_4752
Las Vegas, Nevada
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242 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

There are several walk. We did two of them. Not too long and beautiful as they wind along the river. We were utterly alone with nature. And the main desk person was enormously helpful. Must say this: Being city dwellers, it took us awhile to determine that the large piles of poop near the trail were herbivore (cow), not carnivore... More 

Thank LadyJLasVegas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

An excellent place to take a short hike, and you love bird watching, this is the place to go. It is on the migratory path of many birds.

Thank Joyce R
Fountain Valley, California
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lots of wildlife including birds and rabbits as well as grazing cattle. I really enjoyed the scenic views and peaceful river.

Thank jestermccool
Scottsdale, Arizona
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have been driving by this place for years and have never bothered to stop...what a mistake on my part. My wife and I walked around for several hours just taking in the surroundings. The Hassayampa river was not much of a river today, but evidence suggests it can get rather large. Take a camera, don't miss the photo ops.... More 

Thank shardydmd
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I went later in the afternoon so beware they close early in the dessert foe obvious reasons. I think as early as 11am.

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