Skip to content

Mobility Accessible Birding

Check out these sites in and around Tucson:

Reid Park:
Ponds, waterfowl, paved and dirt paths

KERP at Sam Lena Park:
Ponds, surrounding native vegetation, paved bike path

Lisa Frank Burrowing Owl spot:
Can be birded from vehicle

Tohono Chul Park:
Botanical gardens, paved paths

Atturbury Wash:
Desert wash with good trees, dirt paths

Fort Lowell Park:
Pond with large trees, dirt and grass paths

Evergreen cemetery:
Large trees, flat grass

Greasewood Park:
Native Sonoran desert, paved nature trail

Kennedy Park:
Two large ponds, dirt paths, can be uneven in places

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum:
Paved and dirt paths, some hills though

Sweetwater Wetlands:
Water treatment plant with ponds surrounded by native vegetation, paved and dirt paths

Santa Cruz River Path:
Path near Cortaro Rd., look into cottonwoods and willows along river, paved bike path

Sabino Canyon:
Native desert vegetation, paved road, flat until you reach the canyon

Mt. Lemmon Road:
Road that goes from desert to fir trees in 27 miles, some short paved paths but mostly dirt trails, good birding right from parking lots

Agua Caliente Park:
Pond with surrounding desert vegetation, paved and dirt paths

Madera Canyon Road:
Road that goes up into the oaks, some paved nature trails, mostly dirt, can be hilly, a few locations with bird feeders and seating