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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided River Walk

Enjoy this guided walk and learn why the San Pedro River has been named as one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  The river features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest.   The walks are about 1 1/2 to 2 miles long over easy terrain.  Please wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions, and bring at least one quart of water per person.   

When:  9 a.m.
Where:  San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission:  Free.  Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 508-4445, (520) 417-6960 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Bird Walk

Birders and nature enthusiasts are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is regarded as one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining in the western United States.  Observe 25 – 50 species on these popular two to three hour bird walks.  Wear appropriate attire for walking and weather, and bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission: Free.  Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

The Arizona Folklore Preserve, in partnership with the University of Arizona South and Dolan Ellis, Arizona's Official State Balladeer, features great performances by outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday.  Please check the website for a schedule of performances.

When:  Doors open 1 p.m.  Performance starts 2 p.m.
Where:  56 E. Folklore Trail.  From Hwy. 92, take Ramsey Canyon Rd. west 3.3 miles to entrance.
Admission:  Adults $15.  Children age 17 and under $6.
Info:  (520) 378-6165, www.arizonafolklore.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided History Walk

Join your guide from the Friends of the San Pedro River for this special guided walk through the Millville ruins and petrolyphs.  Learn about the historic town of Millville, a “boomtown” in every sense of the word – a quick rise and a rapid decline. This site is also well known for its many petroglyphs etched into the rocky hillsides.  Be prepared for the weather with good shoes, water and a hat.

When:  9  a.m.
Where: Meet at the Millville Parking Area, north side of Charleston Road, about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River.
Admission:  Free.  Donations gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445,  http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ranger-led Hike - Coronado Cave

Join a park ranger for this special guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave.  Learn about the geology of the cave and observe unique formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones and columns.  

The roundtrip hike will last about two hours and is considered moderate.  Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, extra batteries, gloves, water, sun protection and wear sturdy shoes.  The hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (1/4 mile west of the Visitor Center).

When:  10 a.m., every Saturday from January 28 through April 8.
Where:  Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford.
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 366-5515 and www.nps.gov/coro


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Hike

Join a ranger for this guided hike at Fort Bowie National Historic Site and learn about the history of the Fort, Apache culture and the settlement of the west.  The walk will last about 2 hours, is about 3 miles round-trip and considered moderate.

When:  10 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday from Feb. 15 through April 15.
Where:  Meet at the trailhead on Apache Pass Rd., Fort Bowie NHS.
Admission:  Free
Directions and map are available on www.nps.gov/fobo or call (520) 847-2500 x25.