Bird Walk at Granite Mountain Trailhead

Granite Mountain Trailhead 31402 N. 136th Street, Scottsdale

Bird Walk at Granite Mountain Trailhead Join the expert on this walk for a good chance to see some of our year-round bird residents such as the cactus wren, Gila woodpecker, ladder-backed woodpecker, Harris’s hawk, verdin or Say’s phoebe - as well as some seasonal arrivals. Bring your own binoculars. Location: Granite Mountain Trailhead -

Desert 101 Educational Walk at Gateway Trailhead

Gateway Trailhead 18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale

This walk provides a geological and ecological overview of what lives in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, and how the flora and fauna survive and thrive. Location: Gateway Trailhead - 18333 North, Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Skill level: Easy Time: ~2 hours Bathrooms are available at the trailheads. Bring water and snacks for the