Gila Box RNCA
Bonita Creek Watchable Wildlife Area
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watchable wildlifeBonita Creek offers some of the most outstanding birding opportunities in Southeastern Arizona.  There are over 200 species of birds within the NCA.  Optimum viewing season is spring and summer.   This viewing deck offers a unique view at treetop levels on the rim of Bonita Creek.  The deck is the only fully accessible year-round viewing area in southeast Arizona and Riverview Campground is within walking distance.

The Graham County Bird Checklist provides a complete list of all birds that have been sited in the area.

Other locations for wildlife viewing within the Gila Box:

 Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area
Manager:  Tom Schnell
711 14th Ave.
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-4400

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Other BLM Arizona NCAs

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