An outdoor lover's paradise, Scottsdale is known the world round for it's awe-inspiring beauty and natural wonders.
With hundreds of miles of beautiful hikes for all skill levels, an abundance of gorgeous golf courses and tons of excitement, it's hard to choose your ideal way to explore.
Let us help. Below you will find some of our favorite trails, golf courses and outdoor adventures to best help you enjoy Scottsdales's outdoor beauty.
The Preserve has an interconnected network of beautiful, non-motorized multi-use trails (hike/bike/horse) accessed from multiple trailhead locations.
Pinnacle Peak Park features a moderate out-and-back trail through the pristine Sonoran Desert environment.
World-renowned for the numerous idyllic golf courses it has to offer, Scottsdale is any golfer's dream! Here are a few of our favorite Scottsdale courses, but you can find a more comprehensive list here.
Woven into the Sonoran Desert with stunning panoramic views of the McDowell Mountains, TPC Scottsdale showcases 36 holes of inspiring golf and upscale amenities that let everyday golfers experience “a day in the life” of a PGA TOUR player. As Arizona’s professional golf headquarters, TPC Scottsdale offers an unparalleled sporting experience. The club boasts two championship courses - including the world famous Stadium Course. TPC Scottsdale is also home to the Wast Management Phoenix Open each year.
Nestled in the ravines of Arizona's McDowell Mountains and colorized by dramatic sunrises and sunsets, Eagle Mountain beckons those who desire an outstanding golf experience. Opened in 1996, this Scott Miller designed course is a spectacular representation of man's creation in harmony with nature as it winds through natural box canyons, rolling hills, and lush desert valleys. At Eagle Mountain you'll find a challenging yet fair golf experience, with contoured fairways and immaculately maintained emerald greens throughout this par-71, 6800-yard layout.
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw have teamed up to create the remarkable magic that is Talking Stick Golf Club. Found in Scottsdale, Arizona, the club features two uniquely different golf courses that offer several options to golfers of any and all play levels. Owned by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the O’odham and Piipaash golf courses (formerly North and South courses) blend perfectly with their tranquil desert surroundings, providing a serene yet challenging day of Scottsdale, Arizona golf.
Here are some of our favorite tour companies that help you best explore all that Scottsdale has to offer.
Need more? Check out some other companies to help you get your getaway started here
Got a thrist for outdoor adventure? Fort McDowell Adventures has what you need! With Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Green Zebra Off-Road Tours and Segway Tours, you can find an adventure for everyone! CHECK THEM OUT
Specializing in guided tours in the Southwest, bicycle rentals, team building activities and corporate events, Arizona Outback Adventures offers the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience by taking a guided tour from a pro or the ability to explore for yourself with rentals or self-guided tours! CHECK THEM OUT
Offering Horseback Riding, Kayaking and Salt River Tubing, Saguaro Lake Ranch has the perfect way to soak in the sun and enjoy the beauty and majesty of our natural surroundings. All adventures are seasonal, though, so make sure to check that your activity is available during your stay. CHECK THEM OUT