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20 for 20: Hiking Challenge - The Preserve

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join DC Ranch for the 20 for 20: Hiking Challenge!

DC Ranch Community Council will be offering five different hikes throughout the year that equal approximately 20 miles to commemorate the 20th year anniversary. The hikes will traverse DC Ranch’s paths and trails, including the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

The fifth and final hike will navigate around The Gateway Trailhead. In partnership with the Conservancy, this particular hike will be approximately 5 miles. Participants will meet at the Preserve at 9 a.m. Please wear proper shoes, clothing, hat and sunscreen. Bring plenty of water for the hike.

Each walk is rated easy to moderate and can last anywhere from two to three hours depending on the hike. Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a leash and picked up after while strolling the paths and trails.  The hikes will be guided. Please refer to this map for the hikes.

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Paths and Trails for 20th Anniversary

Time: 9 a.m.

Trail/Hike | Date | Meeting Location
Desert Parks Village | Feb. 3 | The Homestead
Country Club/Wildflower Walk | March 24 | Desert Camp
Desert Camp Village | April 14 | Market Street Park
Silverleaf | Nov. 3 | The Homestead
McDowell Sonoran Preserve | Dec. 1 | The McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Residents who register will receive a special commemorative 24-ounce aluminum bottle. Residents who complete all 20 miles by the end of the year, will receive a special 20 for 20: Hiking Challenge Commemorative Hat. Water bottles and hats are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you’ve never been on any of these paths and trails, this is an excellent opportunity to participate in the 20 for 20: Hiking Challenge and celebrate DC Ranch’s 20th Anniversary! Also, it’s a great chance to get outdoors and enjoy one of the most beautiful amenities that DC Ranch has to offer.

Residents are invited to log in and register for events.


December 1, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Gateway Trailhead
18333 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy.
Scottsdale, AZ United States
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