Mondays in the McDowells: Dove Valley and Hawknest Trails

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 07:00
Dan Rothman -, 480-773-5197
Mark Miller -, 623-640-5375
A- LENGTH: 15.7 mi ELEV. GAIN: 700 ft PACE: Fast

Meet at 7:00 am (start 7:05) at the GRANITE MOUNTAIN TRAILHEAD, located in Scottsdale on 136th Street, 2 miles north of Dynamite/Rio Verde Road. 

We’ll be hiking to the extreme northeast region of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, following the 136th Street Express, Dove Valley, Hawknest, and a variety of smaller connected trails.  As typical for this month, we’ll be maintaining a fast pace on these long but generally flat and soft trails.