(HOURS OF OPERATION ARE SUNRISE TO SUNSET)
ADERO CANYON TRAILHEAD (ACT)
Fountain Hills' southern gateway to the McDowell Mountain Preserve. Access the Preserve trails, or simply enjoy the views with a picnic lunch at the gazebo. Either way the ACT is a great place to explore the Sonoran desert.
GOLDEN EAGLE TRAILHEAD (GET)
Our northern trailhead to the McDowell Mountain Preserve is located at the end of Golden Eagle Blvd by the entrance to the community of Eagle's Nest. Access to the Preserve is via the Dixie Mine trail in the McDowell Mtn Regional Park.
This trailhead has restroom facilities and has a $2 entrance fee to the park.