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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art features five galleries and a sculpture garden. The additional exhibits of interest in the museum include exhibits of international art, design, and architecture. This museum is also home to SMoCA Lounge which is built as an accessible community space for imagination, contemplation, and creativity. SMoCA Lounge features a film series, a popular Brown Bag lecture series, and Lit Lounge events bringing together local writers and musicians.
Butterfly Wonderland is home to an indoor rain forest environment housing the largest butterfly pavilion in United States. The museum boasts a 3S theater, conservatory, butterfly emergence gallery, honey bee exhibit, a live ant colony, gift shop, and cafe. The facility boasts a large glass atrium creating a tropical rainforest habitat for scores of butterflies from all over the globe. Visitors can also explore a real-life ant colony and honey bee beehive exhibit. There is also a gift shop where visitors can pick butterfly-themed souvenirs.
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
A train-lover's haven in the center of Scottsdale, McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park offers train and carousel rides, historic Arizona railroad artifacts, open green space of picnicking, a train museum, model railroad displays, and popular events throughout the year. Visitors can also visit Hartley's General Store that offers hand dipped ice cream, Thomas and Tank toys, and food and drinks. One can also enjoy snacks and drinks at the Snackstop.
McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Protecting more than 30,000 acres of immaculate desert in north Scottsdale, McDowell Sonoran Preserve is a hiker's paradise. It offers more than 115 miles of trails. Visitors can start their desert adventure at The Gateway, the trailhead offering access to most of the popular trails in preserve. To begin, one can try the Bajada Nature Trail including interpretive exhibits and is also ADA accessible. In the months of October, November, January, February, and March, McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers Family Fridays Sunset Series programs.