McDowell Sonoran Preserve

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Address:7506 E. Indian School Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone:480-312-7013
Web: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/preserve
Size: 11, 559 acres.
Location:East of Thompson Peak Parkway, north of Bell Road.
Facilities:Undeveloped wilderness area.
Activities:Hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking.
Special Features:Planned expansion of the preserve will eventually encompass more than 36,000 acres. Multiple access areas are being planned for future use.

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The largest amount of Scottsdale outstanding debt is GOs at nearly $550 million; roughly 60% of the total was issued to purchase property for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve and is repaid with preserve excise tax revenues.
Planned close to Scottsdale 's 20,000-acre McDowell Sonoran Preserve, one of the largest natural parks and preserves in the county featuring the spectacular Sonoran Desert, the project is being promoted by renowned developer Lyle Anderson Co.
To maintain scenic views, preserve plant and wildlife and offer appropriate outdoor recreational opportunities for residents and the tourists who provide its largest industry, Scottsdale, Arizona is creating the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Marcus Landslide Trail, McDowell Sonoran Preserve HIKE The easy 4-mile round-trip takes you across the remnants of a 500,000-year-old rockslide at the McDowell Mountains' base.
CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN'S public hiking trails are free, as are the 120 miles of mountain-biking trails in the McDOWELL SONORAN PRESERVE. climbcamelbaclc.com.
Indian Bend Wash, a 7 1/2-mile greenbelt, links five community parks; McDowell Sonoran Preserve, a 16,000-acre sanctuary, is open for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.