Notice:Off trail activities within the McDowell Sonoran Preserve are not permitted without written approval from the preserve manager. Otherwise, visitors are required to stay on mapped trails, or risk being ticketed by the occasional mountain bike police patrol.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.