The Sweetwater Wetlands is a water treatment facility, an urban wildlife habitat, and an outdoor classroom. Read more here.
Sweetwater Wetlands is open to the public seven days a week for self-guided tours. Gates to the facility open approximately one hour before sunrise and close approximately one hour after sunset. For more information, click on the links below, call 520-791-4331 or e-mail Tucson Water's Public Information / Conservation Office (PICO).
West Entrance to Sweetwater Wetlands
A west entrance to the Sweetwater Wetlands is open from the paved bicycle path along the east bank of the Santa Cruz River. Designed and built by Pima County for its "Loop" bicycle trail system, it includes a bench, trash bin, and bicycle racks. Bicycle riding and dogs are not allowed on the Sweetwater Wetlands property.