Parks & Lakes

Campgrounds and picnic areas on the Coronado are nearly as diverse as the people who come to visit. Campsites are available from an elevation of 3,000 feet up to 9,000 feet, offering a year round season of camping opportunities and a full spectrum […]

Coronado National Forest

If spelunking is something you fancy, don’t miss the extraordinary Kartchner Caverns. Discovered by Randy Tufts and Gary Tenen, the caverns are open to the public and offer exquisite formations, including stately totems and cave rafts (small pools with floating […]

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Birdwatchers and nature lovers will find much to do at Parker Canyon Lake. At 5,375 feet in elevation, the lake is tucked into rolling hills covered with grasses and oak trees and surrounded by distant mountains. 132-acres are stocked rainbow […]

Parker Canyon Lake Park

Surrounded by grassy, oak-dotted hills, some of which are topped with bluffs of limestone, Peña Blanca Lake is a popular recreation spot for visitors from both Nogales, Arizona and Mexico, just across the border. A mountain lake located at around […]

Pena Blanca Lake

World renown by birding enthusiasts, Patagonia also attracts hundreds of colorful butterfly species which migrate through the area during the warmer months. Built with generous donations from local citizens and organizations, the Patagonia Butterfly Garden, located on the south side […]

Patagonia Butterfly Garden

When you arrive at this man-made lake, you won’t believe you are in Arizona. Hiking trails, rental boats, campground, day use area and picnic ramadas await you in the Park, which also offers beach access and regularly scheduled hiking bird […]

Patagonia Lake State Park

In years gone by, the town park or town square was a gathering place. A place where festivals were held, music played from the gazebo, and young lovers held hands. In Patagonia, it still is. With its charming gazebo and columns, […]

Outdoor Family Fun at the Patagonia Town Park