Travel Hooray – Arizona Hiking: LATIGO-ROCK TANK- HAWKNEST LOOP

LATIGO-ROCK TANK-HAWKNEST LOOP McDowell Sonoran Preserve Palo verde trees shade the Latigo trail Black Mountain seen from Rock Tank Trail Outdoor recreation opportunities continue to expand in the McDowell Sonoran … Read More

Travel Hooray – Arizona Hiking: PROMENADE-SONORAN LOOP

PROMENADE-SONORAN LOOP Fountain Hills McDowell Mountain Preserve Ocotillo frame Superstition Wilderness peaks. Sonoran Trail dips and climbs through rugged foothills. A Red-tailed hawk glides above the Verde River basin. Adero … Read More

Travel Hooray – Arizona Hiking: BASALT RIDGE OVERLOOK

BASALT RIDGE OVERLOOK Chunks of lichen-encrusted basalt litter the Basalt Ridge Trl. Whether you’ve only skimmed its core trails or are a seasoned traveler of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, it’s … Read More

Travel Hooray – Arizona Hiking: Tour de Rock

Tour de Rock Cathedral Rock Tucked between the golf greens and suburban communities of North Scottsdale and the rugged wilds of Tonto National Forest, McDowell Sonoran Preserve is an approachable, … Read More