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Hassayampa River Preserve

​N33 56.146 W112 41.579

The perfect stocking stuffer - a coupon allowing 1-4 people into the Hassayampa River Preserve or up to 8 people into other Maricopa County Parks for a day. See  Support page for details

Founded in 2003, our mission is to preserve and protect the Hassayampa River Preserve and the Hassayampa watershed.  We accomplish this through education, stewardship and community engagement, such as membership in the Wickenburg Outdoor Education Partnership. 

We have funded numerous improvements to the preserve including:

  • Garden landscaping, fencing and signage
  •  Entrance gate
  • Picnic tables 
  • Lykes lookout panorama signage

Friends of Hassayampa

P.O. Box 20087

Wickenburg, AZ 85358


2019 Hassayampa year in review Dec. 14, 5-7:30 p.m. See Events page for details 

  • Nature Rangers for students
  • Kids Camp
  • Bus transportation for student field trips
  • Wickenburg Outdoor Education classes 

We provide nature-based outdoor programs for students and adults. 

The Preserve is part of Maricopa County Parks and Recreation's Vulture Mountain Recreation Area.


The Nature Ranger Program is structured to give students ages pre-school to 12 a meaningful outdoor experience. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Events are open to all children.  

Nature Ranger Events.

Friends of Hassayampa

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