Trailheads

Brown's Ranch Trailhead

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30301 N. Alma School Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85262
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
If you would like additional assistance, Pathfinders from the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy are available at the Brown's Ranch Trailhead on a daily basis from 8 a.m. - Noon. These hours are valid from November 2018 through March 2019.

Fraesfield Trailhead

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13400 East Rio Verde Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85262
33° 45' 41.70"N, 111° 50' 32.06"W
Car and horse trailer parking,  no drinking water
Planned Trailhead Improvements

Gateway Trailhead

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18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85255
33° 38' 56.23"N, 111° 51' 32.96"W
Parking, restrooms, shade ramadas, water, accessible Bajada Nature Trail, horse-trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, interpretive signage
If you would like additional assistance, Pathfinders from the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy are available at the Gateway Trailhead 8 a.m. - Noon on weekends, and 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. on weekdays. These hours are valid from November 2018 through March 2019.

Granite Mountain Trailhead

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31402 N. 136th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85262
33° 46' 12.52"N, 111° 47' 18.14"W
Car and horse trailer parking, no drinking water
Planned Trailhead Improvements

Lost Dog Wash Trailhead

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12601 N. 124th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85259
33° 35' 58.75"N, 111° 48' 46.77"W
Parking, restrooms, shade ramadas, water, horse-trailer parking, hitching rails, water trough, directional signage, accessible nature trail
If you would like additional assistance, Pathfinders from the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy are available at the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead 8 a.m. - Noon on weekends, and 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. These hours are valid from November 2018 through March 2019.

Quartz Trailhead

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SW corner of McDowell Mountain Ranch Rd. and 104th St.
33° 37' 37.62"N, 111° 51' 23.55"W
Parking, no drinking water

Ringtail Trailhead

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12300 block of N. 128th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85259
33° 35' 56.38"N, 111° 48' 17.21"W
Parking, no drinking water

Sunrise Trailhead

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12101 N. 145th Way Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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 Trailhead

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23015 N. 128th St. Scottsdale, AZ 85255
33° 41' 21.29"N, 111° 48' 5.305"W
Car and horse trailer parking, restrooms, shade ramada, interpretive signs,  no drinking water
If you would like additional assistance, Pathfinders from the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy are available at the Tom's Thumb Trailhead 8 a.m. - Noon on weekends, and 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. on weekdays. These hours are valid from November 2018 through March 2019.

WestWorld

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

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