Looking for a great place to go hiking in Scottsdale? The McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers many of the best trails in Arizona, with trailside experts who can answer your questions.
Download a trail map from the City of Scottsdale website here. Even though you are hiking close to home, always be conservative. Turn around before you are halfway through your water or you feel tired. Always ask other trail users for water if you run out. And: McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Stewards in their blue shirts are always ready and able to provide assistance if you need it.
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 the 30,000 acres of Sonoran Desert. Choose any of the 5 major trailheads to connect to more than 200 miles of trails of Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve.