Help us care for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Your support will ensure that the Preserve continues to be a pristine open space to visit and enjoy, as well as a permanent sanctuary for wildlife.
All of our Conservancy Coalition donors receive the Mountain Lines magazine and activity guide with a calendar of events.
Additional benefits are provided at higher levels. Do your part for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Dedicated to Protecting and Promoting the McDowell Sonoran Preserve
The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy works with the City of Scottsdale to champion and protect the McDowell Sonoran Preserve for this and future generations. More than 650 Steward volunteers provide their time and talents to help residents and visitors experience, enjoy and learn from the Sonoran Desert.
Hit The Trails With Us
Over 30,000 acres to explore
We Have Trails For Every Ability
Hundreds of miles to ride
Spend Time Together With Us
Dozens of activities to enjoy
Programs For Every Level
Something For Everyone
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve encompasses more than 30,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert. More than 200 miles of well maintained trails allow you to explore the Preserve on foot, bike or horse. The Preserve is open from sunrise to sunset. There is no charge for parking or access at any of our trailheads.
HELP US PROTECT THE MCDOWELL SONORAN PRESERVE
We rely on donations to keep the Conservancy going. Please consider donating today.