Trailheads

Name Address Lat./Long. Amenities
Brown's Ranch Trailhead 30301 N. Alma School Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
MAP
33° 45' 41.70"N
111° 50' 32.06"W
Parking, restrooms, shade ramadas, interpretive signage, water, horse trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, accessible Jane Rau Nature Trail
Fraesfield Mountain Trailhead 13400 East Rio Verde Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
MAP
33° 44' 36.98"N
111° 47' 35.21"W
Parking, Horse Trailer Parking

Drinking water is NOT available.

Gateway Access Area   

18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
MAP

33° 38' 56.23"N
111° 51' 32.96"W      

The largest of the trailheads includes:
parking, restrooms, shade ramadas, water, wheelchair-accessible nature trail, horse-trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, interpretive signage.

Granite Mountain Trailhead 31402 N. 136th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
MAP
33° 46' 12.52"N
111° 47' 18.14"W
Parking, Horse Trailer Parking

Drinking water is NOT available.

Lost Dog Wash Trailhead

12601 N. 124th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
MAP

33° 35' 58.75"N
111° 48' 46.77"W
Parking, restrooms, shade ramadas, water, horse-trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, directional signage
Quartz Trailhead

10215 E. McDowell Mtn. Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ
85255
MAP

33° 37' 37.62"N
111° 51' 23.55"W
Located at the SW corner of McDowell Mountain Ranch Rd. and 104th St. Parking with limited amenities.  Access the Preserve via the Quartz Trail.

Ringtail Trailhead

12300 block of N. 128th St.
85259
MAP

 

33° 35' 56.38"N
111° 48' 17.21"W
Parking in undeveloped area on west side of 128th St. north of Cactus Rd. Limited amenities.

Sunrise Access Area

12101 N. 145th Way
Scottsdale, AZ
85259
MAP

33° 35' 45.72"N
111° 46' 3.9"W
Parking, water, directional signage, limited horse-trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, shade ramada (overflow lot)
Tom's Thumb Trail

23015 N. 128th St.
Scottsdale, AZ
85255
MAP

33° 41' 21.29"N
111° 48' 5.305"W
Parking, restrooms, shade ramada, horse trailer parking, interpretive and directional signs.  Drinking water is NOT available at this trailhead, so please bring ample water with you. 
WestWorld Trailhead

15939 N. 98th St.
Scottsdale, AZ
85260
MAP

33° 37' 50.1"N
111° 52' 11.57"W
Horse-trailer parking, water trough, shade ramada, restrooms, public arenas, directional signage. Access the Preserve via the WestWorld trail to the Quartz or Taliesin Trails.

104th/Bell Rd. Trailhead

North Side of Bell Rd. at 104th St.
MAP

33° 38' 25.62"N
111° 51' 23.88"W
Limited parking and amenities.