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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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Nice Setting

Went for a short hike up to the top of Ramsey Mt. It was short because the Preserve locked the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sedona, Arizona
A True Gem

We took several hours to hike to the Overlook. The last section was strenuous as the elevation... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Best known for its 14 species of hummingbirds, Ramsey Canyon requires reservations on the weekend from the Nature Conservancy.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sierra vista” (28 reviews)
“wild turkeys” (11 reviews)
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27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 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

Thank Donna R V
Reviewed 26 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.

Thank customlabels
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Have lived in the area for 14yrs, first visit, can’t believe I’ve never been here. It was worth the 4hr hike up the mountain and down to the small waterfall. The sounds of the wind through the trees, the birds chirping, the creek running and...More

Thank AZTraveler85616
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Hiked all the way to the overlook. Great views! Tough hike for this amateur... I would recommend this park.

Thank Dlogalbo
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I'm not really into birding but I do love nature! Ramsey Canyon is one of my ALL TIME favorite places to visit in the Sierra Vista area! Make your reservations ahead of time. Only a limited number of visitors is allowed each day. You can...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Hiked here for 3 days in a row as we stayed at the Ramsey canyon inn. Difficult to wait until 8 AM when you are allowed past the gate, but still great hiking. Once you leave the Nat. Conservancy property you are on wilderness trails....More

Thank Hamhed
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29 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