November 20, 2012 · 4:00 PM
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This hike is rated EASY.
Come hiking on the Ringtail Loop trail! This hike starts out at the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead in the McDowells and makes a short loop inside the preserve. We'll stop midway at the outlook for a short break and then head back around the other side. You're encouraged to bring snacks, sun protection of some sort and must bring at least 2 liters of water per person and sturdy hiking footwear.
DISTANCE: 2.5 miles roundtrip
ELEVATION GAIN: 250 ft
TRAIL STYLE: Loop
DURATION: 1.5 hours
DOGS: Yes, if leashed.
FACILITIES: Bathroom and water fountain
DIRECTIONS: From Via Linda and 124th St in Scottsdale, head north on 124th until the road ends at a small circle. Enter the preserve by continuing north into the dirt parking lot.