NOTICE: Gilbert is rolling out new residential trash, recycling and bulk trash pickup schedules for all residents on Monday, January 4, 2016. Trash and recycling containers will be picked up on the same day and bulk trash pickup will continue to be offered one week per zone each month. VIEW your new pickup schedule.

Tours of the Preserve


wildlifeJoin Gilbert Naturalist Jennie Rambo for a tour of the Riparian Preserve.  observe diverse species of beautiful ducks, elegant shorebirds in the ponds, songbirds, and jewel-like hummingbirds along the trails.  Learn about the wonders of bird migration, native trees and wildflowers, and the importance of riparian habitats and water conservation.  

Current tour dates available are typically the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 9 - 10 a.m. October - April. Please visit the Riparian Calendar of events and click on the tour to register and learn more!

Cost: $10 per person 

To register for a tour visit

or contact Gilbert Parks & Recreation at 480-503-6200 to reserve your spot today!