McDowell Mountain Ranch real estate sits on 3,200 acres conveniently located with access to North Scottsdale amenities including premiere hiking through the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. You also have the McDowell Mountain Aquatic Park, which is an impressive 35-acre area, within walking distance of most of the community. This North Scottsdale location is perfect for those seeking an active lifestyle as a wide range of amenities are nearby. McDowell Mountain Ranch real estate is located in the McDowell Mountains Northeast of Scottsdale Arizona. You will also hear this community referred to as “The Ranch” by locals. There are approximately 4,000 homes in this area, which was opened for sale in 1995.