Black Canyon Heritage Park provides riparian, birding, butterfly and other environmental experiences in a family friendly, nurturing setting.

Come visit our park; it is a great Preserve in Black Canyon City (Arizona). Come take a short a peaceful  accessible walk or just site to view the park's significant natural resources, birds, butterflies and interpretative signage. We are protecting and preserving a significant natural riparian resource and environmental education experiences. We are also a major birding and butterfly destination.


Thanks to our


(donated $500 or more)


Black Canyon Heritage Park

Click on name; some have web links

Barbara Janney Desanzo
Hutchinson Charitible Fund
Robert and Vicki Cothern
McAllister-Hutchinson Trust

Visitor Center & Park Open Daily

  • 9 AM to 1 PM Plus Friday 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Exceptions : Closed July 4, November 23, December 25 and January 1

More Resources

Mural of Eagle Mural on Visitor Center Wall with text from Sam and Sara book.

Sam & Sara mural on south outside wall of Visitor Center: We have one of the murals that will become illustrations for a children's book in different locations throughout our great state. More information at



Please donate to enable us to continue enhancing the riparian habitat and support educational programs.  Specifically, you can dontate at: or mail your check to BCHP, PO Box 33, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324.  Thank you. 

Items For Purchase

Learn more about our area.  Stock up on gifts for friends.  Support our Park. 

Upcoming Events

Black Canyon Heritage Park hosts a variety of programs, events, and projects to engage our supporters, visitors, and community in conservation.  CLICK HERE for our events and programs.

Youth Connections

We connect youth with the outdoors to discover healthy activities; inspire curiosity about nature and the environment; explore careers; and become stewards. CLICK HERE for more information.

Items for purchase Include the following. CLICK HERE for more items and information. 

BCHP ClueKeeper Scavenger Hunt - a one time play game download at the park - $10


BLACK CANYON WATERS - by Marcy Miller - $10

NATURE GUIDE folding brochure  - $7.95.

AGENT H2O  by Rita Goldner - $17.95.

QUINCY THE QUAIL BOOKS by Barbara Renner  - $11.00.

NATURE PHOTOS BY PAUL SANTORI - Pricing Varies; see inventory at Visitor Center 

Contact us at [email protected] or 6232938629 if you would like to purchase any of the above.


Work Day

Our next work day will be April 15, 8 AM to noon to celebrate Earth Day - More details and sign up at

Come enjoy a day outside with friends.

Help maintain and improve our park for your community and our visitors.

Click CLICK HERE for few pictures from Public Lands Days & Work Days at the Park.

Park Rentals

Black Canyon Heritage Park may be rented for your next family picnic or to larger corporate or social events. We recommend that visitors follow the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. 

If you are considering a specific event at the park, email [email protected] for more information.

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