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Page Springs Fish Hatchery, Audubon Sanctuary and Bubbling Ponds.

Page Springs Hatchery 1600 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 928-634-4805

Page Springs Fish Hatchery has a nature trail with signage describing its riparian habitat and wildlife and includes a pond and a stretch along Oak Creek. Two-tailed Swallowtail, several species of hairstreak (including "Siva" Juniper Hairstreak =pictured), Zela Metalmark, Cabbage White and many others have been spotted while visiting this place in mid April a couple of years ago. Birds and dragonflies are also well represented. A few parking spots are located south of the hatchery grounds and more parking is available at the hatchery itself. North of the fish hatchery, only a quarter mile up the road, is another great wildlife area called Bubbling Ponds... just continue on Page Springs Road past the curve and park on the left side (marked).

Page Springs is located approximately 10 miles south of Sedona and 10 miles north of Cottonwood. off Highway 89A on the Page Springs Road. The best access is from Interstate 17. Take the McGuirville exit (exit 293), turn west for approximately 10 miles to Cornville; turn north on Page Springs Road for five miles to hatchery entrance. Visitation hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 7 days a week except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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