As with all Maricopa County Parks, equestrians are welcome into the
park riding their own horse and must stay on designated trails. All
trails are multi-use unless otherwise designated. All
trail users are encouraged to practice proper trail etiquette.
Horse Staging Area
A staging area for your horse(s) is available at this park. Please view our
maps section for available trails.
McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers over 40 miles of hiking,
mountain biking, and horseback riding trails.
Park Trails range in length from 0.5 miles to 15.3 miles and range in
difficulty from easy to strenuous. Those looking for an easy hike should try
the North Trail at 3.1 miles. Those looking for a good workout for themselves
or their horses should try the Pemberton at 15.3 miles.