Location and Hours

Open Wednesday-Saturday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Last admission to trail at 2:15 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Prepare for your visit
Service animals only
Trail is not ADA accessible

Admission fees

3711 W. Deer Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ  85308

Phone: 623-582-8007
Map and directions


Chuparosa flowers at DVPP

Photo courtesy Southwest Desert Flora

Life in the Desert Tours
Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 20 - 10 a.m.

Included with admission, these guided tours offer a deeper look at the nature and ecology of the Sonoran Desert focusing on plants and wildlife in the fall and how prehistoric native people would have incorporated them into their daily lives. Tours will be offered Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. Tour included with admission fee.

A Celebration of Southwest Culture
November 2019

The preserve is excited to present live performances by prominent local musicians Jonah Littlesunday and Aaron White. Performances included with admission fee.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Jonah Littlesunday

Littlesunday has emerged as one of the most distinctive performers of the Native American flute. Inspired by themes that all human beings cherish - love, peace and unity – Jonah draws upon the solitude of his ancestral lands to create a meditative soundscape that heals the soul.

Performance times are 10-10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. and included with admission fee.

Jonah Littlesunday

Photo courtesy Canyon Records

Saturday, Nov. 23
Aaron White

White and his group Burning Sky were nominated for Best Native American Recording at the Grammy Awards in 2003, and won 2003 Group of the Year from the Native American Music Awards.

Performance times are 11-11:45 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. and included with admission fee.

Aaron White

Photo courtesy Canyon Records