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Fort McDowell Adventures

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14803 N Hiawatha Hood Rd, AZ 85264-4301
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Fun day in the dessert 🌵

We were lucky to have an option to pick an activity on a work trip...and we were so thrilled to do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malibugirl64
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The Day to Beat!

We wanted to see the desert and were thrilled we picked Fort McDowell Adventures. Amy set us up for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lebolaurie
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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You may have seen us on TV's The Amazing Race! Acres of pristine Arizonan foothills play host to a one-of-a-kind real wild west experience with something for everybody! We are the premier outdoor activity and event venue in the great state of Arizona and feature four unique event venues and tons of activities for families and groups! Experience the Sonoran Adventure Center, Friday Night Franks (an authentic western campfire cookout), The Yavapai Experience (a Native American cultural heritage tour, a festive Tequila Bus, horseback riding, cattle drives, off-roading adventures and more!Perfect for weddings, groups, parties and corporate events -- we can accommodate groups of 10-2,000. We've hosted 1,400 guests for a sit down plated dinner at La Puesta del Sol and intimate cowboy cookouts for groups of 10, cattle drives for 400 and team-building events for 20. No matter what size your group and no matter what the occasion, Fort McDowell Adventures has the experiences, venues, and staff to create memories that will last a lifetime.
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“wild horses” (16 reviews)
“segway tour” (6 reviews)
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14803 N Hiawatha Hood Rd, AZ 85264-4301
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"wild horses"
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"segway tour"
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"horseback riding"
in 7 reviews
"fountain hills"
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"nice ride"
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"desert landscape"
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"lots of fun"
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"riders"
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"river"
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"cowboy"
in 7 reviews
"wildlife"
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"scottsdale"
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"cactus"
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"guide"
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"trail"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to have an option to pick an activity on a work trip...and we were so thrilled to do the cattle drive here. I would suggest sun shirts, sun screen, going at an earlier time in the morning, a large hat and drinks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to see the desert and were thrilled we picked Fort McDowell Adventures. Amy set us up for the day! Great ideas Amy. We scheduled a Segway tour in the morning. I was a little nervous but they spent time making sure we were...More

Thank lebolaurie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our Segway Tour through with Fort McDowell Adventures! Our Activities Coordinator: Amiee B. was remarkable when it came to helping us find something fun to do over Spring Break this year! She suggested the Segway Tour. It was A new & exciting way...More

Thank Debbie F
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We did a 1 1/2 hour horseback ride as a group of 5 (3 adults and a 11 & 13 yo). None of us had any experience but the trail was perfect. We saw a wild cow, wild horses in the distance, crossed a river...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We had an inexperienced Segway rider with us and the staff was very certain she was comfortable before we left for our tour. Takes about two hours including training and while I wished for a little more technical riding, the interweaving amongst very prickly cactus,...More

Thank edwardb800
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went to AZ for a girls weekend and did the desert Segway tour, I highly recommend! It was my first time on a Segway and they are easy to learn how to operate. The guide does provide instruction on how to use them and let’s...More

Thank carlson_minnesota
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We made a reservation for the whole family (2 teens and 2 adults) last week. It was a fabulous experience. It was easy to find (less than 30 minutes from Scottsdale). It was peaceful and quiet, no big crowd. A very personalized service. We enjoyed...More

Thank plhb2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I recently attended a fun event at this venues and it did not disappoint! Guests were treated to amazing views, great service and tasty food! You can add any event enhancements like bull rides,old fashion photobooths, gunfights, tethered balloon rides and so much more! I...More

Thank Sloane H
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fort McDowell Segway. We had a great time with our guide, Don. He is a retired teacher living in Fountain Hills, AZ. He was informative, humorous and totally knowledgeable about the area. We did the segway tour on the Fort McDowell reservation lands. It was...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We have been on several Segway tours , so we thought we would enjoy an off road adventure. Cowboy Wayne gave us a great tour and lots of information about the desert and the native people. The Segways were easy to handle. A different way...More

Thank Bill K
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