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Tucson Region Additional Bird Walks

October 2001 birding trip led by Larry Liese at Tucson Audubon Mason Center

Tucson Audubon wants to expand birding opportunities by encouraging people to start birding walks in their neighborhood or local park. To start an urban bird walk near your neighborhood, or to volunteer to lead an urban bird walk, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Some of these are seasonal - please call to check availability

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum –  birdwalks every day (7:30, May – September, & 8:30 a.m., October – April).  Meet at museum entrance. Call 883-2702. Free with admission.

Arizona State Parks – birding and other walks. Fee. (602) 542-4174.

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge – open 24 hours. For refuge info call 823 4251x116.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum – Open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily (except Dec. 25). Bird sightings are posted at http://ag.arizona.edu/BTA/events/birdwalks.html. 689-2811.

Catalina State Park – 5 a.m. - 10 p.m, Fee. Fall/winter birding walks on Fridays at 8-10 a.m. at the first picnic area past the entrance. Call 628-5798 for more information.

Honeybee Canyon Park
Saturdays, Check back in the spring. For more information contact: 520-615-7855 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Oracle State Park - Saturdays 8:15AM
February through April. The park is open on Saturdays and Sundays during these months with bird walks at 8:15 am on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Bring binoculars and meet at the Kannally Ranch House patio. For more info, call the park at 520-896-2425 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve – open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. October 1 – March 31. (Closed Mon. & Tues.) Donation required. 394-2400.

Ramsey Canyon Preserve – open every day 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. $5.00 general admission; kids 16 and under free. 378-2785.

Sabino Canyon in Coronado National Forest – birding and nature hikes. Parking fee. Call 749-8700.

Saguaro National Park – Call 733-5153 (East) and 733-5158 (West) for schedules of bird and nature walks.

Sam Lena Park and the Ed Pastor Kino Ecological Restoration Project
"Urban Bird Walk"

This walk is no longer happening. Want to get it going again?

Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory – hawk and crane tours on Saturdays and Sundays, fee. 432-1388.

Tohono Chul Park – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Birding walks at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, YEAR ROUND! Entrance fee. 575-8468.

Tucson Botanical Gardens – 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Entrance fee. 326-9686.

Tucson Mountain Park
Saturdays, Check back in the spring. For more information contact: 520-615-7855 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it