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As a proud member of the Bird & Business Alliance and a sponsor of the Tucson Audubon Society, the Arizona Riverpark Inn hotel is pleased to offer special rates for birding enthusiasts of all ages during the Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival. Both guided and independent bird and nature walks are available year-round from a number of area locations within close proximity to the hotel. For personalized assistance for your group or individual needs, contact our sales associate at 520-239-2300 or via email sales@TheRiverparkInn.com.
Tucson and the surrounding area contains a diversity of bird species that are found year-round due to seasonal environmental niches in the desert basins and mountain ranges making Tucson one of the top birding destinations in the country as well as a recreational paradise. Join birders and wildlife enthusiasts as they enjoy the longer daylight hours during August, one of the best months for birding. Many different species of birds are abundant during the summer rainy season and many of the eggs hatching during this time. Tohono Chul Park hosts docent-led walking tours. For details call 520-752-6455 or visit their website at www.tohonochulpark.org
Another free tour, from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings is presented at Tucson Audubon's Mason Center, 3835 West Hardy Road. The Mason Center Saturday Morning Bird Walks includes a brief presentation followed by a slow stroll around the half-mile trail. Advance signup is required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-209-1811.The Annual Bird & Wildlife Festival at the Arizona Riverpark Inn will return August 12-16, 2015. The 2014 festival was an outstanding success and we invite you to join in and experience southeast Arizona birding at its best -- enjoy the beautiful and fascinating Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands during this year's event. You will get to know our local birding and conservation community and experience the watchable wildlife accessible from Tucson. The festival includes field trips, workshops and exhibits as well as socials, banquets and breakfasts. Festival partners included the Tucson Audubon Society, Arizona Game & Fish Department, the Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau and the U.S. Forest Service. We are looking forward to this coming year's event! Plan ahead and join in the fun at the Riverpark Inn.
Birding Locations Include
Tucson Audubon Society (offers over 125 free bird walks each year)
Sweetwater Wetlands (14 minute drive)
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (20 minute drive)
Madera Canyon (40 minute drive)
Saguaro National Park (15 minute drive)
Sabino Canyon (30 minute drive)
Southern Arizona is home to 15 hummingbird species thus earning the nickname The Hummingbird Capital of the North America. The world-famous Hummingbird Aviary at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is home to several hummingbird species including the Magnificent, Black-chinned, Broad-tailed and Annas.
While the Arizona Riverpark Inn is conveniently located to top birding destinations, you will also find this full-service AAA 3 diamond hotel's resort-like settings and relaxing atmosphere perfect when traveling alone or in a group. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of the Tucson Convention Center and near sightseeing, shopping and dining, and other attractions which make this growing and vibrant desert community so unique. Enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pool, spa, fire-pit, social area with fireplace and other delightful extras, including a daily complimentary Full American Breakfast.We at the Arizona Riverpark Inn are proud to announce that we have teamed up with the Tucson Audubon Society to offer these great packages.
Classic Birding Package Includes*
10% off at the Tucson Audubon Society's nature shops