Gilbert, AZ: Valley of the Sun Chapter, Gilbert Riparian Preserve Hike

May 10, 2023 7:30AM—9:00AM


DIRECTIONS: US60 East to Greenfield. South to Guadalupe Rd. East to Library (715 N Greenfield Road) lot on the SW corner of Greenfield & Guadalupe. Meet at the farthest EAST end of the Library parking lot. There are restrooms at the north and south sides.

Event Contact Tina Strickler 602-722-0612 | Email


Easy social walk in mostly shaded Gilbert Riparian Preserve

Total distance: 3 miles easy

Elevation gain: Not significant

Time: ~ 1.5 hours (leisurely pace)

The Gilbert Riparian Preserve is a unique place in the Valley with ponds that attract all kinds of birds and a nice mostly shaded path to beat the heat. This area is worth the trip where more than 300 species of birds have been seen. You are welcome to bring your binoculars but if you are a birder seeking frequent stops, plan on coming back to spend more time at this great birding spot. Learn more about Gilbert Riparian Preserve.

BRING: Walking shoes, water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Your entire family, a bird book and binoculars are optional.

Please stay home if you are sick or not feeling well. NO DOGS due to chapter liability.

If running late day of hike, call your hike leader: Tina at 602.722.0612