McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Reece and Marianne Stein head to McDowell Sonoran Preserve in the foothills of Scottsdale, Arizona for this week’s “Where To” segment. It’s America’s largest urban nature preserve at 30,000 acres with 225 miles of shared use trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding.

The trailhead features excellent signage, maps, restrooms and some shade as well as information kiosks and impressive vista views. Explore large granite boulder formations like Balanced Rock and a huge variety of cacti and flora to explore. Plan a leisurely hike or an intense mountain bike adventure with a large variety of options to enjoy the great outdoors, no matter your speed.

Naturally, Reece and Marianne hit on all the highlights to make the most of your trip. Escape the cold and warm your spirit with a trip to this vast desert oasis!

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