Patagonia & The Mountain Empire attractions

Nature Reserve in Patagonia & The Mountain Empire

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

A few gentle trails meander through this enchanting riparian willow forest, beloved by twitchers. Managed by the Nature Conservancy, it shelters seven distinct vegetative ecosystems, four endangered species of nativ…
State Park in Patagonia & The Mountain Empire

Patagonia Lake State Park

A brilliant blue blip dolloped into the mountains, 2.5-mile-long Patagonia Lake was formed by the damming of Sonoita Creek. About 7 miles southwest of Patagonia, the lake is open year-round. At 3750ft above sea leve…