Desert Mountain: 85262
Desert Mountain is named after the area’s 8,000-acre golf community with six golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. That development is on the northern end next to Tonto National Park. Troon and Legacy Trail golf courses and communities can also be found in this area. Look for Arizona’s only Four Seasons resort here.
The Boulders area is named after the large desert rocks and upscale resort that can be found here. Terravita and Whisper Rock golf clubs are also part of this high-end area. The Carefree Highway starts here. Scottsdale Road is the main drag.
Rio Verde: 85263
Rio Verde is a small area tucked between McDowell Mountain Regional Park and the Tonto Forest. The Tonto Verde and Verde River golf clubs make up most of this enclave. Lots are still available for new homes here.