The Best Nature Reserves in Phoenix & Central Arizona

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Phoenix & Central Arizona Nature Reserves

McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Wildlife Area
McDowell Sonoran Preserve spans 12,150 hectares (30,000 acres) of protected desert terrain, with over 190 km (120 mi) of multi-use trails. Fi
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch ©
Wildlife Area
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Wildlife Area
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (SWCC) offers a home for life in our accredited wildlife sanctuary, the largest sanctuary for animals
Lookout Mountain Preserve ©
Wildlife Area
The Phoenix Mountains Preserve (sometimes called the Phoenix Mountain Preserve) is a group of parks located among the Phoenix Mountains in Ph
Hassayampa River Preserve ©
Wildlife Area
The Hassayampa River Preserve is a 770-acre riparian nature reserve owned by The Nature Conservancy in the US state of Arizona, near Wickenbu
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