The 2,369-acre refuge was established to protect the remnants of the wetlands of the San Bernardino ciénega, and now provides recovery for native fish and serves as a migratory corridor from Mexico to the Rocky Mountains.
The Skate Park is a great location if you want to take your kids to ride their skateboards or even bikes. It is located right next to the Visitors Center and is a favorite with the local youth.
The Douglas Rifle and Pistol Club features covered shooting positions, a pistol range, a small-bore range out to 100 meters, a rifle range out to 300 meters, and an archery range. The range is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Local families can often be found at this Olympic-size public pool, featuring a diving board and a kiddie pool at the opposite end. Complete with a splash pad and a small playground, there’s no better way to stay cool in the Arizona heat.
The 18-hole public, par 71 golf course measures 6779 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 125 and a 71.3 USGA rating. The course is perfect for all skill levels and offers a nice getaway for the traveling golf enthusiast.
Established in 1878 and named after Lieutenant Rucker, this weathered, adobe-style home represents 80 years of ranching history and still sits peacefully in a sea of rolling grass.
“Texas John” Slaughter was elected Sheriff of Cochise County in 1886. He was one of the Southwest’s most beloved characters and most feared lawmen. Enjoy the scenery, wildlife, and atmosphere that has been left untouched since his time.