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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Programs & Events

Guided Hike at Sonoita Creek

Every Saturday starting January 20 9 a.m.

Join us for a 5.5 mile hike through Sonoita Creek State Natural Area. The hike will showcase the diversity of this stunning southern Arizona area.

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TRAILS

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

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Visitor Center

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(Closed Mondays)


Note: Sonoita Creek State Natural Area entrance gates are open 4:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Park Entrance Fees

Pay at Patagonia Lake SP entrance station
Per vehicle (1-4 Adults):$15-$20
Individual: $3

Camping fees: 
Primitive hike-in site: $17

 

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