Water Ranch Trail is a 1.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gilbert, Arizona that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
The Riparian Preserve is an urban park with a series of loop trails surrounding seven ponds stocked with fish and birds. It is located at 2757 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert AZ. Several species of birds and waterfowl live in the preserve. The park has several amenities.
Beautiful place to hike with kids. There are paved areas for people with strollers. Lots of people bring their dogs. The lake and little streams are nice. Lots of plants. Areas for kids to play. Very clean and well-kept. One down side--the parking lot is small so if you get there later than 10 on a weekend, parking might be hard to find.
Fantastic lots of wild life tons of rabbits
very pretty walking area, nice views and lots of animals to see! great for kids
Easy walk with dogs, moderately busy with people. Cranes, rabbits, variety of ducks, and great spots to stop and watch wildlife.
This park would've gotten more stars but most of the ponds are all dried up or partially dried swampy mud pits. In spite of that though, I'll be back since there are so many different paths here. Stay alert to above average frequency of bird or dog poop on the paths.
Beautiful Riparian Preserve. Fun for kids & all ages!
Very easy, flat trail with lots of choices on which way to go. Good when you are short on time and want something quick...lots of wildlife, so way better than walking around my neighborhood. Actually did the 1.9 mi, but first time using the app and accidentally turned it off for a bit.