Fire restrictions are in place at the park. Wood and charcoal fires are prohibited. Gas/propane cooking stoves are allowed for cooking only. Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited except in an enclosed vehicle.
An abundance of birds and animals can be seen around the park. Please contact Sonoita Creek State Natural Area for a complete list.
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.