Trail maps are conveniently located at each trailhead.

HIking is wonderful exercise!

Visit the Preserve

Explore a living treasure and make memories you will remember for a lifetime. Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, including the beautiful McDowell Mountains, currently encompasses more than 30,500 contiguous acres with over 180 miles of trails. Trailhead gates are open from sunrise to sunset and there is no charge for parking or access.

Maps for the three regions of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve are available at the major trailheads, or you can click the links below for a pdf version. 

Southern area

Central area

Northern area