McDowell Sonoran Preserve

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59 mi 95 km

Runs

50 mi 81 km

Trails

39

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Easy Trails
19 Trails
Intermediate Trails
7 Trails
Hard Trails
3 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Run: Local Favorites

Pinnacle Grille Lisa is the best server! Always knows what I want to drink and has a smile on!
LAMP Pizzeria The Kicker (strewn with Calabrese salami and Calabrian peppers) and the Geppetto (topped with Italian sausage, Gorgonzola and caramelized onion marmalade) will light up your life!
Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria We had a great server. They were on top of dish clearin and drinks. Better service then Zipps
Spiga Cucina Italiana Freaking amazing customer service and food!!
JalapeƱo Inferno The chips & salsa are reason enough to come here.
Phil's Grill at Grayhawk i had a great blackened ahi tuna with honey-soy dressing salad special. the soup tends to be a little spicy.
kale & clover: mindful kitchen Thai noodle salad, marinated tofu
The Good Egg Check in on Foursquare and you might get a free cinnamon roll, which are bigger than my kid.
Over Easy North Top 2: The Wolfpack and the Chilaquiles
9375 E Bell Rd, Scottsdale AZ — (480) 270-3447
Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers Bloody Mary bar is awesome and I love their breakfast burrito and their hamburgers and french fries are wonderful
Pita Jungle Hummus with seared ahi tuna and the yellowfin tuna honey sesame salad. Very good!
Wildflower Bread Company Roast beef & Gorgonzola sandwich is great
White Chocolate Grill The Grilled Artichoke appetizer is divine.
7096 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix AZ — (480) 563-3377
Chick-fil-A Raintree Drive & 101 If you say 'Thank you' they have to say 'My Pleasure' hehe it's sweet/cute :)
Habaneros Mexican Grill Awesome joint! I'm addicted!!
Persian Room Without a doubt the BEST Iranian restaurant I've EVER been to in and out of Iran !!! The food is unbelievable and the ambiance is even better !! They need to open one in LA, DC, NY and Miami !!
P.F. Chang's Moo Goo Gai Pan = Happy Me!!!
Sauce Pizza & Wine You can't go wrong with the Chicken Pine Nut Salad. Yum
Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection - Level 1: Apr 29 - Tom's Thumb Trailhead
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors. Details
REI Members Exclusive Garage Sale at the PV Co-op: Apr 29 - Paradise Valley REI
Get out your membership card so you can access rock bottom prices on used camping gear and clothing! Not a member? Join today to take advantage of these bargains. Details
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Fountain Hills, AZ
2.3 mi 3.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Carefree, AZ
4.5 mi 7.2 km Carefree, AZ
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Muddy
65 days ago
Carefree, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km Carefree, AZ
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3.3 mi 5.3 km
#4 Bell Pass Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Fountain Hills, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#6 Maverick Trail
Carefree, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Carefree, AZ
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1.0 mi 1.5 km
#7 Chuckwagon Trail
Carefree, AZ
1.0 mi 1.5 km Carefree, AZ
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0.9 mi 1.5 km
#8 Vaquero Trail
Carefree, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km Carefree, AZ
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4.9 mi 8.0 km
#9 Sunrise Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
4.9 mi 8.0 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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24 days ago
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.7 mi 5.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
14 days ago
4.7 mi 7.6 km
#11 Tom's Thumb Trail
Rio Verde, AZ
4.7 mi 7.6 km Rio Verde, AZ
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#12 Watershed Trail
Carefree, AZ
0.8 mi 1.3 km Carefree, AZ
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Carefree, AZ
1.6 mi 2.6 km Carefree, AZ
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#14 East End Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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3.2 mi 5.2 km
#15 Desert Park Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#16 Horseshoe Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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1.3 mi 2.2 km
#17 Prospector Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.3 mi 2.2 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#18 Paradise Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Carefree, AZ
2.7 mi 4.3 km Carefree, AZ
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1.1 mi 1.8 km
#20 Windmill Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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0.7 mi 1.2 km
#21 Jane Rau Trail
Carefree, AZ
0.7 mi 1.2 km Carefree, AZ
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Fountain Hills, AZ
2.5 mi 4.0 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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