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Ramsey Canyon Preserve

#1 of 9 things to do in Hereford Features Animals
27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Super birding spot.

Great birding from low elevation to high. Well maintained trails and adequate parking. Must pay a... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
Minden, Nevada
A Beautiful Oasis in the High Desert.

One of the true gems of Cochise County. A beautiful and peaceful sanctuary for nature lovers... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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Best known for its 14 species of hummingbirds, Ramsey Canyon requires reservations on the weekend from the Nature Conservancy.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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27 E Ramsey Canyon Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615-9613
+1 520-378-2785
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

Great birding from low elevation to high. Well maintained trails and adequate parking. Must pay a fee to enter and hours and days of operation are restricted. One of the most accessible canyons near Sierra Vista. A just see.

Thank 2brdrsiiii
Reviewed 4 May 2016

One of the true gems of Cochise County. A beautiful and peaceful sanctuary for nature lovers. Birders will rejoice with the wide number of species to be seen here year round.

Thank DjLeeJ
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Today we saw a pair of Cooper's Hawks preparing a meat dinner for themselves and possibly their chicks in the nest, couldn't see the chicks Lots of hummingbirds,a plumbous vireo, a mother deer with twins in tow, and acorn woodpeckers. This place is always a...More

Thank Dalia A
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We wanted to take a 9 AM tour but the parking lot only holds so many cars and cars parked on the nearby street will be towed. So get there an hour before your tour starts so you can park in the lot. If you...More

1  Thank kyle s
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Call ahead for the best times to go, one weekend a month they offer a reduced rate. Parking can be difficult at times but the wait is worth it. The areas is special because of the bio-diversity, during the summer it stays cool enough to...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Ramsey Canyon Preserve was the main reason for my trip to Sierra Vista. I certainly was not disappointed. The wide array of different animals and birds as well as plants and trees is not to be missed. My trip was mainly for the Hummingbirds and...More

2  Thank DianeBSunCity
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Home to an amazing array of hummingbird and varied wildlife. There is a trail behind the visitors center that leads up the forrest next to a stream. Many places to site and rest and take photos. Simply a magical place to visits. WELL worth the...More

1  Thank RoamingRob136
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We LOVE hiking. As a mom of 3 small children I have to be selective when hiking alone with the kids. This place is SAFE! There is a sign in. Someone knows you are out there. The path is gorgeous. I'm not super woman and...More

Thank hannahmomofmany
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Great to hike. Beautiful area. Parking close by! We love it. Perfect for little ones. Ideal for Bird watchers. Lots of animals, plants and colors.

Thank PeggyPaulRyliah
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I have hiked all through Ramsey Canyon and beyond. There are so many trails and after you get past the switch back that overlook the canyon...continue a mile more and you will see beautiful waterfalls and a stream. I have scene not only all the...More

1  Thank sassypants2016
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