Bell Pass / Windgate Pass Loop Hike (McDowell Sonoran Preserve)

Date: 
Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 08:00
Leaders: 
Joyce Morningstar - 602-299-7244
Rating: 
B LENGTH: 11 mi ELEV GAIN: 2000 ft PACE: Medium

Meet at 8 am (depart at 8:15) at the Gateway Trailhead at 18333 N. Thompson Parkway in Scottsdale.

This beautiful loop hike through the McDowell Sonoran Preserve climbs to several overlooks with sweeping views of the Valley to the south, the Verde Valley, Four Peaks, and Fountain Hills to the north. Along the way, we’ll enjoy the classic Sonoran Desert landscape.

Wear sturdy hiking boots, sunscreen, wide brimmed hat, and sunglasses. Bring a rain jacket, snacks, lunch, and plenty of water.

Non-members - $5 fee and non-members must call the hike leader before the hike.