The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

2757 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234- Map It
Phone: (480) 503-6234

AAA Editor Notes

The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch is at 2757 E. Guadalupe Rd. The 110-acre preserve features interpretive exhibits, an observatory, a floating boardwalk, trails and children's play areas. A great spot for bird-watching, the area is home to more than 200 species. Visitors can also fish (with a license) and camp on the grounds.</br>Ramadas can be rented by the hour.</br>Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. </br>
Free. Camping $30-$40. Phone for other activity fees. Campsites must be reserved.
Hours: Preserve daily 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Fishing lake daily dawn-10 p.m. Phone for observatory hours. Allow 1 hour minimum.