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Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

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2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
+1 480-503-6234
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Educational & physical experience

Start with the 'sun' exhibit in the central park; then as you walk the delightful pathways thru... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bd W
,
WY
Ponds, Birds, plants, Observatory and picnic

This is a great place to have a picnic as you watch the large variety of birds on the ponds, shore... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
preterist
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Bozeman, Montana
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bird watching” (33 reviews)
“great place” (40 reviews)
“walking trails” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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+1 480-503-6234
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"bird watching"
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"great place"
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"walking trails"
in 16 reviews
"species of birds"
in 10 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 9 reviews
"nice walk"
in 8 reviews
"public library"
in 7 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 9 reviews
"bring water"
in 6 reviews
"fishing license"
in 6 reviews
"reclaimed water"
in 6 reviews
"bird life"
in 6 reviews
"dog walkers"
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"quail"
in 8 reviews
"easy walk"
in 5 reviews
"morning walk"
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"fishing lake"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Start with the 'sun' exhibit in the central park; then as you walk the delightful pathways thru vegetation and along the ponds, there are plaques that tell you 'you have reached Venus' or another planet distant from the sun. There is also a dinosaur dig...More

Thank bd W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to have a picnic as you watch the large variety of birds on the ponds, shore, trees, and flying. Enjoy the relaxed and beautiful spot and if possible come back at night to view the moon and stars through the...More

Thank preterist
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is actually our water reclamation area for the Town of Gilbert. It was built to serve more than one purpose, however, and is now a wonderful set of hiking trails surrounding various ponds. These ponds attracted a large variety of birds and other...More

Thank Janet K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in February. Nice pretty park with walking trails. Many nature photographers enjoying the birds. Kids loved the bunny rabbits here and there. Walking is easy and pleasant. Can't speak for the Summer, though. It might be too hot.

Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to. Lots of parking, 2 restrooms, several picnic Ramada’s. What I liked the best werethewide cement paths. Easy for handicapped individuals. We enjoyed the turtles we viewed from the nice bridge. All areas were very well marked. I recommend bringing binoculars.

Thank tomorrowsantiques
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to walk the trail and was very pleased with the cleanliness,saw all those baby rabbits ( Happy Easter!) and lots of ducks ,birds and some fishing areas.The parking was a bit small though theres some available near it,you can't park on the streets.

Thank 747goodlife
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I came here on Easter Sunday and it was HOPPING! Literally! With families and bunnies! Weather was perfect. Lost of places and birds to explore. Nice, flat, easy walk for anyone. They allow you to fish too.

Thank Christina H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice mix of botanical and wildlife. There is a path throughout the park which is not too long and not too short. There is a playground for the kids, ducks to feed, and covered picnic tables to have lunch. There are bathrooms available near...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a smart thing to do. Create a bunch of marshes so that surface water can replenish the ground water below. And then to make the area into a preserve. Good going Gilbert. We went there for a walk on a Sunday afternoon. I was...More

Thank MikeB1952
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better signage would be helpful. We walked quite a distance and came to a dead end and had to retrace our footsteps. It was quiet and relaxing for the most part. Maps please.

Thank peacefulperfection
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Marty F
17 March 2018|
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Response from danderism | Reviewed this property |
the creeks are fake, and I believe the bottoms painted. the water is from the sewer plant and perculates into the soil to replenish the ground water. Remember we are in a desert and should reuse every drop
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20-30 minutes depending on traffic and where u live in QC. It's worth the drive.
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