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Las Cienegas National Conservation Area - Things to Know Before Visiting

3201 E Universal Way, Tucson, AZ 85756, USA

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About Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

The Las Cienegas National Conservation Area is a National Conservation Area of Arizona, located in the transitional zone between the Sonoran Desert and the Chihuahuan Desert. tMore han 45,000 acres of rolling grasslands and woodlands in Arizona’s Pima and Santa Cruz counties was protected as a National Conservation Area. The region’s rolling grasslands, oak-studded hills that connect several "sky island" mountain ranges, and lush riparian corridors attract both people and wildlife.


Attractions Near Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

Rune Wines
Rune Wines8.03km from Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

Rune Wines is an off-grid winery and tasting room in beautiful Sonoita. Visit Arizona’s only off-grid solar-powered winery and tasting room in Sonoita, Arizona. They are one of the only Arizona wineries that sources grapes from the best vineyards across the state, so you can truly taste the terroir of Arizona at Rune.

Wilhelm Family Vineyards
Wilhelm Family Vineyards11.74km from Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

Wilhelm Family Vineyards strives to grow ultra-premium grapes on a unique terroir in the high desert of Sonoita. Their vineyard produces nearly 10 tones of fruit yearly. Each year, fruit is removed to insure the vine can support the maturing and ripening within our short growing season.

Dos Cabezas WineWorks
Dos Cabezas WineWorks13.02km from Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

Cabezas WineWorks has been producing innovative wines from the particularly challenging terroir of Arizona’s high desert for over two decades. This WineWorks features a tasting room, a wine club and events scheduled throughout the year. The winery is supplied with distinctive, high-quality fruit from its two estate vineyards: Pronghorn Vineyard in Sonoita, and Cimarron Vineyard in their Kansas Settlement.

Rancho Rossa Vineyards & Rescued Hearts Cellars
Rancho Rossa Vineyards & Rescued Hearts Cellars13.13km from Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

A 100% estate winery located in Elgin, Arizona. The wines are unique and masterfully created by the owner/winemaker Chris and his amazing wife Breanna. Every time you walk into this place, it’s familiar and comfortable with great music. Beyond that, you’ll meet a variety of animal hosts who are just as happy to see you as everyone else there.

Elgin Winery and Distillery
Elgin Winery and Distillery14.45km from Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

The Elgin Distillery is the highest awarded craft distillery on the planet, which produces ultra premium award winning spirits using local ingredients and time tested techniques. Each spirit is meticulously crafted by hand, resulting in high quality spirits that are second to none. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area.

Mustang Mountains
Mustang Mountains15.37km from Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

The Mustang Mountains are a mountain range located in the southeast region of Arizona, are on the northwest side of Fort Huachuca. They are found at the southern end of the Whetstone Mountains.

Where is Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

Discover More Attractions in Santa Cruz County, Where Las Cienegas National Conservation Area Is Located

Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County
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Santa Cruz is a county in southern Arizona, United States. Santa Cruz County of Southern Arizona is a big mountain range by Sky Island standards, but there is relatively little convenient access. If you love nature, Santa Cruz makes an excellent launching pad. Board a boat tour from the wharf for whale-watching—grays, blues, or humpbacks, depending on the time of year—or take a winding drive in the Santa Cruz Mountains to see the ancient trees at Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

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