- Our list of the best things to do in Elgin, Arizona, features the top 45 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Elgin, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 8 things to do within the city of Elgin, AZ , followed by 37 popular activities in nearby cities, including Sierra Vista, Patagonia, Sonoita, Benson, Hereford and Tombstone
95% 91 votes
1763 Paseo San Luis, Hereford, AZ 85635 MoreLess Info
The area aims to protect and enhance the desert riparian ecosystem and provide habitat for species of migrant and wintering birds. Visitors can enjoy birdwatching, visiting pre-historic and historic sites, hunting, primitive camping, horseback riding, guided hikes, and biking.
67% 3 votes
BLM Business Office, 1763 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 MoreLess Info
Containing nearly 57,000 acres of land, the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area is a location that preserves and protects the local ecosystem. Visitors to the area commonly enjoy birdwatching, camping, hiking, and many other activities.
98% 41 votes
150 Blue Heaven Rd, Patagonia, AZ 85624 MoreLess Info
Protects one of the country's richest riparian habitats, the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve is home to endangered birds, butterflies and fish species. Amongst the unique feature of the area is its permanent streams and verdant floodplains.
Brown's Canyon Trail leads the hikers into a small canyon, opening to the view of the city. While there are some trails which are easy enough for any hiker, there are also a few difficult ones because of their inclination.
Built by early settlers to the region, Brown's Canyon Ranch offers visitors a nature trail that loops through historic buildings while providing picturesque views of the surrounding canyons. On the trail, visitors can spot swallows, phainopeplas, and more.
Hosting musical performances, Arizona Folklore Preserve offers visitors a chance to learn about Arizona's cultural history through song. One of the performers dresses up like a cowboy while reciting poetry.
85% 155 votes
400 Patagonia Lake Road, Patagonia, AZ 85624 MoreLess Info
A lake in the desert is what comes to mind when the Patagonia Lake State Park is mentioned. It hosts various of outdoor activities like bird watching, hiking trails, Pontoon boating tours and discovery adventures of old mining camps and ghost towns.
Dubbed as the premier Hummingbird viewing spot, Beatty's Miller Canyon Apiary & Orchard does offer its guests a lot of activities aside from bird watching. Visitors can go on a camping trip here, check out the orchard, hiking and best of all, it's a photographer's paradise.