Hassayampa River Preserve

Experience nature at her finest along the cottonwood-willow draped banks of the Hassayampa River. Our 730-acre preserve is a birder's paradise, with some 280 species of birds living, nesting, or migrating along the riparian corridor. Trails at the Hassayampa are self-guided, leading you along the lush river bottoms, across the river's floodplain, through majestic cottonwood-willow forests and dense mesquite bosques (the Spanish word for forest) found only near desert waterways. Continuing along the trail is a loop around Palm Lake where waterfowl, otherwise uncommon in the desert, are a major attraction.

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  • Location
  • 49614 U.S. Hwy. 60 89
  • Wickenburg, Arizona 85390
  • HoursSummer Hours (05/07 - 10/08):
    Wednesday-Sunday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. (trails close at 3:30 p.m.)

    Winter Hours (10/09 - 05/06):
    Wednesday-Sunday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (trails close at 4:30 p.m.)