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Brown's Canyon Ranch

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Address: Ramsey Canyon Rd, Sierra Vista, AZ
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" Nice area to picnic, hike, explore"

This was our 2nd trip here, but this time we hiked in and out, just a pleasant place to relax, have a picnic, explore, not a bad hike to get here on Perimeter trail, lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken S
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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87 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 2nd trip here, but this time we hiked in and out, just a pleasant place to relax, have a picnic, explore, not a bad hike to get here on Perimeter trail, lots of history here, for all us history buffs

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

As part of the history of the old west... Browns Canyon Ranch played a big part. This ranch has been preserved and is quite an interesting history lesson. The area around the ranch has hiking trails and picnic areas. And don't forget the beautiful views. A very nice day trip.

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Thank Tumblweed22
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Old Ranch House is fun to see, it is totally authentic. In back of the ranch house there is a year round spring fed pond. It is not unusual to see lots of birds around the pond. There are picnic tables in the shade of the big trees. Nice place to have lunch and look for lizards, jack rabbits,... More 

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Saratoga Springs NY
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218 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were renting a place just down the road from Brown's Canyon Ranch and went looking for a moderate 3-4 mile hike. I had researched the trails on line prior to our visit but the descriptions weren't that helpful. We expected more info when we got there but it wasn't forthcoming. We drove to the ranch and took a look... More 

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Thank 22man
Worthington, Indiana
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148 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a lovely spot to hike and the house and grounds are interesting, too. You can picnic, walk thru the house and hike the trails. We saw deer and lots of bluebirds there! Great place to let your kids run off some steam.

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Thank jaf1944
Hereford, Arizona
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very interesting and informative of the local area ranch life. You can now drive into the area. I appreciate that this has been made available for all to see and enjoy.

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Lake Montezuma, Arizona
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175 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We visited this site and found the old ranch house mostly renovated and well-maintained. It was a self-guided tour for us and we took our time in each room. I found the kitchen very interesting especially with the Whirl wooden washing macing which I am guessing may be the forerunner of the Whirlpool Corporation. Various artifacts of the period held... More 

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2 Thank Patricia L
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167 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, peaceful hike. I did this a couple of months ago so I cannot remember exactly how many miles it was. I definitely felt like I got in my exercise for the day though. The views were gorgeous. I was told that there are sometimes a lot of mountain bikers. We only saw 2 that particular Sunday... More 

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3 Thank arthursmom11
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Brown Canyon Ranch is at the doorstep of both Brown and Ramsey Canyon and some awesome hiking in the eastern part of the Huachuca Mountains. It's like stepping into a time capsule with the old ranch house, large oaks, covered porches, mountain vistas and a large pond. For years we have had gatherings of friends to celebrate many occasions. It... More 

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2 Thank Joan B
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The house was occupied as recently as the 1950s be fell into disrepair until a foundation fixed it up and added historical information recently. Hiking trails, frog/duck pond, windmill, and, corral all add to the enjoyment. No charge, but a donation box is available. Events are held here periodically.

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