The Railroad Trail is a short nature trail in the Sonoita Creek State Natural Area outside of Patagonia, AZ. The area provides prime habitat for birds, including rare ones, best viewed in March through September or late April through May, and late August and September. Winter is the best time to see sparrows and occasional southern vagrants, such as rufous-backed robins. Entrance fees apply.
Parking and Trail Access
The Sonoita Creek Nature Reserve is located along the town limits of Patagonia, Arizona. From town, take Blue Heaven Road to the visitor center, or call (520) 287-2791.