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McDowell Sonoran Preserve

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McDowell Sonoran Preserve

1,114 Reviews
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If you’ve ever ridden an e-bike, you know how fun they can be. And if you’re new to the sport, there’s nowhere better to test the waters than the picturesque Arizona desert. Starting at the Sundial town center, set out on an adventure with a local guide. Cruise through the desert, learn about local flora and fauna, and get great photos and video along the way.
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Chanda73 wrote a review Apr 2021
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin119 contributions103 helpful votes
We loved hiking the different trails at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve while visiting Scottsdale. Granite Mountain was a pleasant hike around the mountain - not very strenuous and great views of the unique landscape. The Gateway Loop trail was a little more strenuous (trail is rockier with more elevation) but still very accessible for the average hiker. Go early in the morning for access to parking!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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livinthedream wrote a review Apr 2021
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LOTS of trails to choose from. The stewards at the trailhead (as well as patrolling!) are all volunteers so be sure to thank them for all they do. There are all types of hiking - nature trails for the kids & the mobility-challenged as well as many very intense hikes. Take more water than you think you'll need!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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CharlieinTexas wrote a review Apr 2021
Austin, Texas3592 contributions339 helpful votes
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A multitude of hikes and nice biking. I can’t remember the names of the different trails but some of them were straight back from the main starting place and one was off to the left which I enjoyed more because you did not see any of the surrounding houses or high wires.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Dale R wrote a review Apr 2021
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I hiked two different trails this week and found both of them delightful. They were both rated easy, but yet they were somewhat different. I saw a rattlesnake relaxing under a bush, but he was never threatening. On the second hike I viewed an old abandon mine. What a wonderful way to get outside and experience nature!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Bob B wrote a review Mar 2021
Rogers, Arkansas89 contributions17 helpful votes
Wonderful trail and interesting desert panorama. Hiking trails ranged from easy, about a mile, to strenuous with larger elevation differences and rocky paths
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Date of experience: March 2021
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