Red Flag Warning: No fires are permitted in the park due to the Kellogg Fire in Sonoita.

About the Preserve

Sonoita Creek State Natural Area is located in Santa Cruz County downstream from Patagonia Lake State Park along lower Sonoita Creek, a perennial tributary of the Santa Cruz River.

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Twenty miles of trails are available for hiking and eight miles of trails are shared with equestrians.

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