McDowell Sonoran Preserve is dedicated to providing global conservation efforts through science and study and the Sonoran desert surrounding it. The total land area is 30,580 acres. The total length of the trail is 14.5 miles. The elevation gain of the trail is 3861 feet. The trail is loop type. The time taken to complete the total trial is 8 hours and 13 minutes. The Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve is a large, permanently protected, sustainable desert habitat in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Preserve encompasses some 30,500 acres contiguously and is the largest urban park in the United States. They empower a select volunteer stewards group with the tools and framework to explore, know, and eventually teach. The park has over 700 Steward volunteers who give their time and expertise to help residents and tourists explore, appreciate, and learn from the Sonoran Desert. The park has a range of fantastic desert trails and award-winning services. The park is exceptional geologically and home to spectacular scenery, lush forests of cactus and wildlife, and 200 miles of McDowell Sonoran Preserve trails in Scottsdale. The conservation area offers scenic views and various trails for all skill levels.
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