With the recent construction of the Brown’s Ranch Trailhead, conveniently located in Troon North, more Scottsdale residents are heading to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve to explore the vast network of award-winning trails. The Preserve is a favorite destination for the nature lovers of Scottsdale. It is the home of around 27,800 acres of picturesque desert scenery. The diversity of vegetation and wildlife found within McDowell Sonoran Preserve serves to create a unique experience for visitors.
The new Brown’s Ranch Trailhead is currently open for public use. It features a parking area for 200 vehicles and 24 horse trailers, as well as restrooms, drinking water, ramadas and an interpretive exhibit. The equestrian staging area at the trailhead also includes a ramada, watering trough and hitching rails. This trailhead introduces visitors to around 55 miles of new trails. The recently opened Tom’s Thumb Trailhead is another popular hub for hikers. Take the Tom’s Thumb trail up to the McDowell Mountain Ridgeline or choose from a number of new, scenic trails.
If you are a nature enthusiast, you will love the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The city of Scottsdale maintains the preserve not only to protect the precious ecosystems of the Sonoran Desert, but to encourage a serene lifestyle for Scottsdale residents. In Scottsdale, you will be surrounded by beautiful views from every vantage point.
Scottsdale residents are able to enjoy a wide range of treasures such as the McDowell Sonoran Preserve mere minutes from home. If you would like information on Scottsdale homes for sale, call me at (602) 791-0536 or email me at Carmen@TopScottsdaleHomes.com.
Carmen Brodeur JD
Trillium Properties, LLC
9825 E Bell Road, Suite 120, Scottsdale AZ 85260