Your gateway to Scottsdale's best golf, amenities, and lifestyle.
McDowell Mountain Ranch is a master planned community in North Scottsdale. Set within 3,200 acres of the Sonoran Preserve, the community residents are treated to living alongside the Sonoran Desert’s unique wildlife and foliage. The McDowell Mountain Ranch area boasts forty miles of trails which can be enjoyed for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Trails ranging in length from a half mile to over 15 miles cater to enthusiasts of all ages and interests.
There are 26 distinct neighborhoods that make-up the McDowell Mountain Ranch community. Homes in these neighborhoods were built by 13 different builders.
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Nearby McDowell Mountain Golf Club is one of the premiere courses in Scottsdale open to the public and provides a club-like atmosphere without all of the annual costs and fees associated with club membership.
McDowell Mountain Ranch offers residents two different areas for activities or fitness. The McDowell Center is home to the community administrative offices as well as offering space that residents can rent for a variety of celebrations including bridal and baby showers, rehearsal dinners, weddings and receptions. This space is also well suited for birthday and graduation parties, or meetings and workshops.
The McDowell Center provides residents with two lap lanes for swimming, a toddler pool, hot tub, one tennis court, basketball court, and pickleball courts. There is a dedicated area for volleyball, a ramada, tables and two grills. This area is also available for private functions.
The Recreation Center features a family pool, toddler pool, hot tub, covered play area, two tennis courts, splash pad basketball court, three ramadas and two grills.
McDowell Mountain Ranch is served by the Scottsdale Unified School District. Nearby schools include Desert Canyon Elementary School, Desert Canyon Middle School, and Desert Mountain High School. There are also a variety of private schools from which to choose.
Although set within a preserve offering a lifestyle with a remote feel, the McDowell Mountain Ranch location allows residents easy access to the best Scottsdale has to offer. Restaurants, shopping centers, theatres, grocery stores, salons and boutiques are all just a few minutes from home.
Many of Scottsdale and the valley’s most exciting vent venues, sports arenas and casinos are all less than thirty minutes away. Phoenix Sky Harbor airport is also a quick commute business and pleasure travel easily accessible.
Offering stunning views of the Sonoran Desert, guests enjoy dining indoors or outdoors at the club’s Mesquite Grille. Offering dining experiences for breakfast, lunch or dinner, diners are treated to a relaxed and casual atmosphere featuring a unique and diverse American cuisine menu.