Information On The McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Information On The McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Information On The McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Scottsdale Arizona has a plethora of awesome locations to visit, and the McDowell Sonoran Preserve is no exception.


For the type of people who enjoy the outdoors and what nature has to offer, you will discover that this unique part of Arizona, as well as your new family vacation rental in Scottsdale, has much to offer.

Considered to be one of the more popular nature preserves in Scottsdale, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve is a non-motorized recreation area that includes activities such as hiking, horseback riding, and rock climbing to name a few.

The fun and excitement continue with a multitude of unique and fulfilling experiences. Bird watching is a popular activity to engage in while at the preserve. With such beautiful scenery in and around the preserve, there is ample opportunity to snag numerous photos of Arizona’s natural beauty with a camera.

In addition to photography, many artists love to flock to the area to find inspiration for their next painting. Inspiration is everywhere in this area where reflection, peaceful lounging, and invigorating hikes are all in the offering.

As previously mentioned, rock climbing is one of the favorite activities here at the preserve. Whether or not you are new to rock climbing or well versed in the activity, there are numerous climbing adventures to experience. Many of the climbing areas in the preserve feature fixed bolt attachments providing absolute safety for all climbers wanting to participate.

These safety bolts are drilled directly into hard granite rock ensuring that they will support rock climbers on their adventure. Mountain biking is also incredibly enjoyable as there are numerous amounts of trials for you and friends to explore.


Horseback riding is enjoyable in the preserve as many of the trails found in the area are intended for exactly that.




With different trails for different levels of riding, those that enjoy horseback riding will find that each ride is unique and different. Many visitors to the preserve choose to hike on their own, even though there is an option to be taken on a guided hike. Regardless of your decision, you’re sure to have some fun either way. For more information on things to do in the Scottsdale area contact Stay With Style Scottsdale today!

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