Hidden Canyon on a Scenic Arizona 4×4 Route

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Status – OPEN

We’ve been here in-person, but it might have been a while. To our knowledge, this spot is currently open and accessible, but that can easily change, so always have a back-up plan!

Description

Discover a remote, spacious, and flat dispersed campsite tucked in a densely-wooded desert canyon. Accessible about fourteen miles into the backcountry via a primitive four-wheel drive track, this site requires vehicles with low-range capabilities and decent ground clearance. Larger vehicles or campers might struggle due to narrow trail sections, potentially incurring scratches.

Enjoy a simple camping experience with a stone fire ring and a small stream nearby, creating a peaceful atmosphere. While there's no cell service, expect occasional recreational motorized traffic. The remote location ensures a good level of privacy in the canyon, providing shade and protection from the elements.

The trail ends a few miles north, leading to a backcountry cabin with additional hiking opportunities. If you're looking for a secluded backcountry retreat, this campsite is recommended. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this remote desert canyon for a straightforward and memorable outdoor experience.

Always tread lightly, leave no trace, respect the wishes of landowners, and leave campsites cleaner than you found them. Be the very best steward of our public spaces that you can possibly be so that they remain public.

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