Scottsdale, AZ Communities are home to 125 golf courses, 220 tennis courts, dozens of parks and hundreds of miles of bike paths and hiking trails. Many of those amenities are along the Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt, a lush system of lakes and open space. The greenbelt runs from Scottsdale’s southern boundary, through the heart of the city and transitions into a trails system serving the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The preserve encompasses some of the most scenic desert lands and mountains in Arizona and includes hundreds of miles of trails. Ultimately the preserve is planned to span about 34,000 acres – about one-third the city’s land mass.