Enjoy Nature With Us
Explore a living treasure and make memories you will remember for a lifetime. Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, including the beautiful McDowell Mountains, currently encompasses more than 30,000 contiguous acres with more than 200 miles of trails. Trailhead gates are open from sunrise to sunset and there is no charge for parking or access.
Trails Of The
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers an array of fabulous desert trails and award-winning facilities. It is unique geologically and home to stunning geography, lush cacti forests and diverse wildlife. Now is a great time to explore 30,580 acres of Sonoran Desert and connect to 225 miles of trails in Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve.