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McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Northern Region

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Recommended Routes in McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Northern Region - 2

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Favorite Cathedral Rock
Easy/Intermediate

Brown's Ranch

10.5 mi 16.9 km 500' Up 152.51 m Up 496' Down 151.19 m Down

Carefree, AZ
Favorite Lupines and poppies bloom along the Granite Mountain Loop.
Easy/Intermediate

Granite Mountain Loop

6.3 mi 10.2 km 447' Up 136.18 m Up 446' Down 136.09 m Down

Rio Verde, AZ

McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Northern Region Running

  • 113 Miles 182 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 18 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Northern Region - 34

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4.5 mi 7.2 km #1Granite Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km #2Cholla Mountain Loop Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #3Cone Mountain Trail
Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy
Carefree, AZ
1.0 mi 1.5 km #4Chuckwagon Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #5Maverick Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #6Vaquero Trail
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Pinnacle Peak
Intermediate/Difficult
Carefree, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Carefree, AZ 13 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Stagecoach Trail
Easy
Carefree, AZ
Easy
Carefree, AZ
7.0 mi 11.3 km #9136th St. Express
Easy
Rio Verde, AZ
Easy
Rio Verde, AZ
2.2 mi 3.6 km #10Upper Ranch Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Carefree, AZ

Photos of McDowell Sonoran Preserve: Northern Region - 19

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Lupines and poppies bloom along the Granite Mountain Loop.
Mar 21, 2017 near Carefree, AZ
I think its a Jackalope!!!
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
Cathedral Rock
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
Watershed Trail Looking South to Tom's Thumb
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
The Amphitheater
Apr 28, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
Wide rolling singletrack on the Chuckwagon Trail
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
Nuff Said
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ
Cloudy day in the desert
Apr 25, 2015 near Carefree, AZ