Sweetwater


The Sweetwater Preserve is located in the eastern foothills of the Tucson Mountains.  Acquisition of this 695-acre property protects a key segment of the Sweetwater Wash that connects Tucson Mountain Park to the Santa Cruz River, as well as habitat for numerous species, saguaro studded slopes, and a recreational area for hikers and horseback riders.

Date Acquired: June 25, 2004

Cost: $11,733,653

Acres: 695

Price Per Acre: $16,882

Type: Fee

Bond Category: Community Open Space

Additional reports: Sweetwater Management Plan

Sweetwater - Debbie Hecht
Photo by Debbie Hecht

Sweetwater - Debbie Hecht
Photo by Debbie Hecht

Sweetwater - Debbie Hecht

Photo by Debbie Hecht

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