McDowell Sonoran Preserve

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59 mi 95 km

Runs

50 mi 80 km

Trails

39

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Easy Trails
18 Trails
Intermediate Trails
9 Trails
Hard Trails
2 Trails

Food & 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.
PURE Sushi Bar & Dining I'm on love with the lollipop rolls crab avocado no rice a cucumber wrap instead perfect!
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 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 !!
True Food Kitchen They are always way too busy and the door hostess is a bitch that ignores you unless you are wearing Prada and Gucci. Food great, service? Awful.
Sauce Pizza & Wine You can't go wrong with the Chicken Pine Nut Salad. Yum
Climb the Crag - McDowell Mountain: Jun 24 - Tom's Thumb Trailhead
Come join an REI Outdoor School Climbing Instructor and "Climb the Crag" in the McDowell Mountains in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This activity will give you an opportunity to experience climbing in one of Phoenix's local venues and practice new techniques specific to climbing on granite slab. Details
Hiking with Dogs: Jun 26 - Paradise Valley REI
Join REI staff to learn about the basics of hiking with dogs. This class will help you plan a successful hike for you and your canine. We'll review where to go, what to bring, and what you may encounter on the trail. Due to classroom constraints, please do not bring non-service animals. Details
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Fountain Hills, AZ
2.3 mi 3.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
32 days ago
Carefree, AZ
4.5 mi 7.2 km Carefree, AZ
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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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52 days ago
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.1 mi 4.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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52 days ago
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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3.7 mi 5.9 km
#9 Gateway Loop Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.7 mi 5.9 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
52 days ago
4.7 mi 7.6 km
#10 Tom's Thumb Trail
Rio Verde, AZ
4.7 mi 7.6 km Rio Verde, AZ
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Dry
52 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#11 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
#13 East End Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
52 days ago
3.2 mi 5.2 km
#14 Desert Park Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.2 mi 5.2 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
52 days ago
0.7 mi 1.1 km
#15 Horseshoe Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
52 days ago
1.3 mi 2.2 km
#16 Prospector Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.3 mi 2.2 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#17 Paradise Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Dry
52 days ago
Carefree, AZ
2.7 mi 4.3 km Carefree, AZ
Unknown
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1.1 mi 1.8 km
#19 Windmill Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
1.1 mi 1.8 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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0.7 mi 1.2 km
#20 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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4.3 mi 6.9 km
#22 Sunrise Trail
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4.3 mi 6.9 km , AZ
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