Sweetwater Wetlands is open to the public seven days a week for self-guided tours.
- Opens: Approximately one hour before sunrise
- Closes: Approximately one hour after sunset
- Mondays: Closed to visitors until 9:00 a.m. for mosquito control treatment
Bicycle riding and dogs are not allowed on the property.
For more information, select from the links below, call 520-791-4331 or e-mail Tucson Water's Public Information / Conservation Office (PICO).
Click here to go to Sweetwater Wetlands Facebook page.
The Sweetwater Wetlands is a water treatment facility, an urban wildlife habitat, and an outdoor classroom. It is part of the City of Tucson's reclaimed water system.
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