North Scottsdale is an oasis of Sonoran desert beauty and a destination of choice for for active lifestyle enthusiasts. You will find peace and tranquility surrounded by famous landmarks such as Pinnacle Peak and McDowell Mountains. Golf, hiking, biking and horse back riding are at your back door with nearby parks and preserves such as McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation, and Cave Creek Regional Park. Nearby Bartlett Lake offers water recreations including fishing and boating. City light views are a reminder that world class retail and dining is abundant in Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter. The area has protected desert in both designated Natural Area and preserves. If you want Country Club living it is abundant in North Scottsdale along with many communities that are rich in amenity offerings without the higher fees associated with country clubs. The map below is a guide to golf courses in North Scottsdale with "M" being private country club memberships.