McDowell Mountain Ranch
Opened to the public since 1995, McDowell Mountain Ranch is a 3,200-acre master planned community built in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. The community boasts 26 distinct neighborhoods with over 4,000 premier residences that blend the unique character of the Sonoran Preserve with Scottsdale’s world-renowned suburban lifestyle. Among the community’s premier recreational amenities is the McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center, a city-operated aquatic facility offering a large swimming pool, lap pool, lazy river and water slide. Nearby is the McDowell Mountain Golf Club, a public 7,072-yard course designed to emphasize the area’s native desert landscape.