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McDowell Sonoran Preserve

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18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ
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This is a must see. It’s absolutely beautiful. There are several trails to choose from. We took the easy and informative nature trail and then continued onto the Saguaro loop. The Saguaro loop has a gradual incline which affords beautiful views of the surrounding area. A
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Many beautiful, well-marked trails. They were too rocky for me, but most people didn't seem to mind. I would go just for the nature trail It is flat, beautiful, and informative.
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Great trails, beautiful vistas. We really enjoyed our afternoon. Trails are easily marked and not to strenuous. Mountains are beautiful. Really worth the trip.
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Right on the outskirts of Scottsdale is this amazingly beautiful state park and Preserve. Easy to get to, plenty of parking, maps available by the entrance to the park, as are bathrooms. We choose an easy walk, a little bit of Saguaro Trail, then onto Bajada Nature Trail. This
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good parking and location long pants and good shoes needed for visiting and walking trails good place to see desert plants and animals
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