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Latest Past Events

Hike with Natural Resources Coordinator

Brown's Ranch Trailhead 30301 N. Alma School Road, Scottsdale

Hike with Natural Resources Coordinator at Brown’s Ranch Trailhead  Spend 1 to 1.5 hours on an easy hike with John Loleit and Madison Barasha, Natural Resources Coordinators for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. They will share their knowledge about the Preserve and the wonders of the Sonoran Desert. Bathrooms are available at the trailhead.  Bring water

Trailside Naturalist

Gateway Trailhead 18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale

Stop by the Trailside Naturalist station at Gateway Trailhead between 9-11:30 A.M. to learn about the diverse plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert.  Our steward guides will have fascinating displays and lots of fun facts to share.  Featuring reptiles, arthropods, packrats, and cacti!  Bathrooms and water are available at the trailhead.

Hike with Natural Resources Coordinator

Pima Dynamite Trailhead 28777 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale

Hike with Natural Resources Coordinator at Pima Dynamite Trailhead  Spend 1 to 1.5 hours on an easy hike with John Loleit and Madison Barasha, Natural Resources Coordinators for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. They will share their knowledge about the Preserve and the wonders of the Sonoran Desert. Bathrooms are available at the trailhead.  Bring water