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Super Easy Nature Trail at Gateway

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This hike is rated Super Easy.

This hike is designed for those recovering from an injury or illness that want to get out for a breath a fresh air. Super easy is the base and modification may be made pending on those attending.

We'll meet near the restrooms at Gateway entrance to Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve. . Bring lots of water, durable hiking footwear, snacks, and a camera.

Trail Length: 1-2 miles

Time: 1 hour

Elevation Gain: 100 feet max

Difficulty: Super Easy - Easy

Benches along the way part of the way

Facilities: Restrooms, water

It's not unusual for members of our group to go for coffee and/or food afterwards to Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market/Car-wash/Gas Station. Check out their menu

Tom's Thumb Fresh Market 9393 East Bell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ

This hike is cross posted with Greyhawk Hiking Club and Trail Mix Hiking Clubs.

Related Web ites:rails/trails+images/Preserve+Trails+Central.pdf

WEBSITE: Trailmap (

DIRECTIONS: The address is 18333 Thompson Peak Pkwy in Scottsdale and is located on the east side of the street just north of the Bell Rd intersection. The entry street to the trailhead is labeled Carla Way. The Google map link above will get you there.