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Sweetwater Wetlands with Luke Safford & Donito Burgess

Please note that for all Wednesday Sweetwater walks in June, we will be leading two walks of 15 participants each, both starting at 6:00 AM.

Trip difficulty: Easy; Walking distance: 1.5 miles, Trip Duration: 2.5 hrs, Elevation gain: none, but with chance of slight inclines/declines; Ground condition: groomed gravel trails. Drinking water and restrooms available at park’s entrance. Benches available at periodic intervals around the Wetlands.

This popular birding hotspot in urban Tucson offers an easy walk through marshes created by Tucson Water to see waterfowl, regular and visiting warblers, and several exciting species hiding in the reeds. Birders of all experience levels welcome! The Wetlands are located at 2511 W Sweetwater Drive. Limited to 15 participants per group.

Leader: Luke Safford (lsafford@tucsonaudubon.org) and Donito Burgess (dburgess@tucsonaudubon.org)

Registration for this trip is free. 

**Tucson Audubon member registration opens May 4th at 7am. Public registration opens May 11th at 7am.**

Header image: Vermillion Flycatcher by Greg Lavaty

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Date

2024-06-26

Time

6:00 am - 8:30 am

Trip Features

All Levels,
Bathrooms,
Benches onsite,
Drinking Water onsite,
Easy,
In-Town,
Shade Available
Sweetwater Wetlands

Location

Sweetwater Wetlands
2511 W Sweetwater Dr, Tucson, AZ 85705

Leader

Donito Burgess
Email
dburgess@tucsonaudubon.org

Leader

Alex Patia
Email
apatia@tucsonaudubon.org