Really peaceful. Saw a bull and his lady. I'm sure they had jumped the fence and were there "illegally", but they added some color to the experience. Lots and lots of melodic and beautiful birds. Rabbits and I also saw a little grey fox.
Maybe it was just the day or time of year, but saw very little in the way of wildlife on this day. Certainly there was a variety of plant life here, an oasis in this desert area, but saw only wandering cows for animal life on this day.
A very interesting collection of desert plants in a park-like setting. You can observe the riparian action of the Hassayampa River, which is quite unique..
We try to get here at least once a year. The trails are lovely and easy---wonderful wildlife and bird sightings, a very special place.
We came here after spending the morning at the Vulture Mines south and west of Wickenburg. There are many trails to follow, some even and pretty flat and others are up a rather steep incline but you get a real feel for the power of water when it is on the move. Here one sees debris piled up on the... 更多
For years we have stopped at the preserve as a rest stop before or after the stretch of desert west of Phoenix on our way to Prescott or Vegas. It is a peaceful shaded place for a picnic or a stroll and walk our puppy. I'm not a birder, but wish I were when we're here. We have occasionally noticed... 更多
If you visit bring your binoculars. The is an excellent opportunity for bird watchers. Falcons to English sparrows. I can personally guarantee a good expierence
I have visited Hassayampa River Preserve several times. Most people like to visit during bird migrations, but I love the quiet, peace and coolness in summer and the crisp freshness of late fall. Seasons in the desert get confusing, but a short walk, longer hike or even a challenging climb can be squeezed in a half-day visit in any season.... 更多