AAA Editor Notes
Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, 7 mi. n. on SR 286 at Milepost 8/37257 S. Sasabe Hwy., is a 118,000-acre refuge established to preserve the endangered masked bobwhite quail and other grassland wildlife. The refuge contains extensive grasslands, seasonal streams and ponds. It is home to nearly 340 species of birds, including gray hawks, vermilion flycatchers and golden eagles. Other wildlife include coyotes, deer, foxes, javelinas, pronghorn antelope and bobcats. Trails are on the eastern side near the town of Arivaca. Guided hikes are offered.
Time: Allow 4 hours minimum.