Sweetwater Wetlands


Download the Sweetwater Wetlands Location Map(PDF, 19MB)
(2511 W. Sweetwater Drive; updated Jan. 2020)

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Facility Rules

Sweetwater Wetlands is operated by Tucson Water as an education center and wildlife refuge in conjunction with the Sweetwater Recharge Facility. Amenities are subject to operational needs. Under normal circumstances, the wetlands will be accessible to the public from dawn to dusk but may close during controlled burns, surveys, maintenance, etc.

  • Respect the wildlife. Keep your distance and do not feed animals.

  • Respect the habitat. Do not pollute the wetlands with litter, excessive noise, or artificial lighting.

  • Respect the ecosystem. Pets and horses are not allowed. Do not release any plants or wildlife. Service animals are welcome, but you are responsible for cleaning after them.

  • Respect operations. Yield to service vehicles and areas of the park where maintenance is being done. Please excuse any noise that may arise during maintenance.

  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited. Bicycles are permitted but must be walked within the wetlands.

  • Swimming and wading are prohibited.

  • Alcohol and smoking are prohibited.

  • Camping and overnight parking are prohibited.

  • In case of emergency, call 911.

For more information, select from the links below or e-mail Tucson Water's Public Information Office at tw_pio@tucsonaz.gov.

Contact Us

Contact Information

EMERGENCY (24 hours)
(broken water main or pipeline, etc.)


Customer Service & Billing
520-791-3242 or 800-598-9449 (toll-free)
Phone hours: Mon.- Fri. 8 am-5 pm

  • 310 Alameda St. - Closed
  • 1100 S. Alvernon Way Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • 4004 S. Park Ave Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • 201 N Stone Ave. 8:30 am-4:30 pm

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