North Scottsdale is about living in one of the Valley’s most beautiful desert settings about as far from the bustle of the big city as possible, while still being part of the region. Expect a luxury desert lifestyle with golf courses, resorts, and views that stretch to downtown Phoenix. Nearby McDowell Mountain Regional Park is popular for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. Luxury, desert-style homes, country clubs, and golf courses are this area’s draw. North Scottsdale is located high in the Sonoran desert. Pinnacle Peak is in the heart of this neighborhood.