Construction of a new parking lot, roadway improvements and preparation for new cabins is scheduled for 10/8/17 – mid-April 2018. All areas of the park will be affected by equipment noise during daylight hours, Mon-Fri. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Wildlife Viewing

An abundance of birds and animals can be seen around the park. Please contact Sonoita Creek State Natural Area for a complete list.

Bird Walks
Explore the wonderful world of birds that live around Patagonia Lake! From turkey vultures to tanagers, Patagonia Lake sports a wide variety of bird species waiting to be rediscovered. So bring your binoculars, bird books, sturdy hiking shoes, and plenty of water.

Download a list of birds recently spotted in Patagonia Lake State Park and Sonoita Creek State Natural Area.