Arizona


Alto Pit OHV Area

Alto Pit OHV area offers 20 miles of trail, 2 cross-country areas, and a designated area for children on 400 acres. The main area is a former gravel pit. Staging area with ramps, restrooms, and camping are available.




Arizona Strip

The Arizona Strip is a remote and largely unsettled area. There are more than 5,000 miles of dirt roads. Conditions range from well maintained roads, high clearance two tracks, to challenging 4 x 4 roads. There are no services in the area.




Bulldog Canyon

Located in the Tonto National Forest, Bulldog Canyon is an 8 mile trail listed as primitive road with 4 x 4 required in some areas.




Bumble Bee

Bumble Bee / Mayer is a very scenic drive on a multi-use 70 mile dirt road. Drive through all climate zones and topographies, includes old mining towns, wildlife, dense chaparral, and tall pines.




Castle Hot Springs

Castle Hot Springs is a 36.7 mile graded-gravel multi use road that runs through several creek beds and river bottoms. There are some rocky spots and 4 x 4 is required during inclement weather. The drive takes you past the old castle Hot Springs Resort.




Cinder Hills OHV Area

Cinder Hills OHV is a 13,500 acre OHV area. There is both open riding and miles of single track trails. Primitive camping with no facilities is available.




Copper Basin Dunes

Copper Basin Dunes is an OHV area on the California side of the Colorado River. This 1,275 acre is an "open" riding area. Riding opportunities include the sand dunes, trails throughout the bajada and up into the canyons. There are several campgrounds and resorts nearby.




Desert Wells Multiuse Area

The Desert Wells Multiuse Area is a large recreational area open to OHV use. Trails are multi-use and are shared with hikers, horseback riders, and other outdoor sportsmen. Land is a combination of Trust Land, sand and gravel lease, railroads, and private land.




Four Peaks

Four Peaks in the Tonto National Forest is a scenic ride. Described as a 3 to 4 hour drive in the off-highway section, this area has one of the highest concentrations of black bears in Arizona. Caution is advised.




Ghost Town Loop

Ghost Town Loop is an easy-well maintained forest road suitable for standard SUVs. 4 x 4 is required in inclement weather. This scenic mountain drive encompasses five old mining camps and ghost towns, Harshaw, Mowry, Washington Camp, Duquesne, and Lochiel.




Gunsight Pass

Gunsight Pass is a popular ATV area best suited to experienced riders. From the Patagonia Lake State Park there is a steep narrow rocky trail that climbs 5,000 feet. Camping, boating, and other outdoor activities also available.




Harquahala Mountain Summit Road

Harquahala Mountain Summit Road is a 10.5 mile climb to the historic 1920 Smithsonian Solar Observatory. This is a multi-use road. Picnic areas, restrooms, and primitive camping are available.




Hayfield Draw OHV Area

Hayfield Draw OHV Area is an extensive riding area. It features a beginners area, a motocross track, and over 120 miles of trails.




Hieroglyphic Mountains/Boulders

Hieroglyphic Mountains / Boulders is a mix of private, state, and public land. OHV routes traverse the county.




Hot Wells Dunes Recreation Area

Hot Wells Dunes Recreation is a 2,000 acre area of rolling sand dunes and offers an open riding area for OHVs. Dunes range from low, sparsely vegetated dunes to larger dunes for the adventurous rider. Facilities include camping and two Artesian-well hot tubs.




La Posa OHV Routes

The La Posa OHV Area is located between the Yuma Proving Ground and the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. Vehicle travel is limited to existing routes. Terrain is low desert. Spring, fall, and winter season riding is available.




Long Draw OHV Route

The Long Draw OHV Route is a 30 mile loop of multi-use trail. The route is restricted to street-legal or licensed vehicles. Toilets and campsites are available at the trailheads.




Mescal Mountains OHV Area

Mescal Mountains OHV Area is great for beginners. Elevation ranges from 2,000 to 2,400 feet of low desert terrain. Use is limited to existing routes. Staging area, picnic and camping areas, and restrooms available.




Rattlesnake Gap

The Rattlesnake Gap OHV Trail offers more than 25 miles designated for OHVs and is located in the southermost portion of the Apache-Sitgreavess National Forest. Some routes in the area are restricted to street-legal, licensed vehicles. Two campgrounds with tables and fire rings are available. Trails are not very challenging, except in inclement weather when the trails can become treacherous.




Redington Pass

Redington Pass is accessed only by Redington Road. This high desert and oak woodland area offers trails with secondary dirt roads that are very rugged and best suited to experienced riders. A high ground clearance 4 x 4 vehicle is recommended.




Saffel Canyon Trail

Saffel Canyon Trail is a 25 mile round trip, with a moderate difficulty level. Elevation ranges from 7,600 feet to 9,4000 feet. Vegetation varies from Pinyon-juniper, to ponderosa pine, to mixed conifer. The trailhead offers picnic tables, a restroom, and a "tot lot" where young riders can learn some basic ATV skills.




Sandbowl OHV Area

Sandbowl OHV Area offers a 2,000 acre dune system surrounded by additional designated routes. Hilly, sandy terrain with a network of roads and trails. Virgin slopes can be very difficult. You are permitted to go anywhere within the borders of the park, however most consider it best to remain on the roads and trails. Loading ramps, a restroom and picnic table are available.




Santa Rita

Sant Rita offers miles of roads in high desert and oak woodland foothills. Riding is available in all seasons, it is recommended that you avoid wet conditions.




Schnebly Hill Road

Schnebly Hill Road is a multi-use road. The pavement ends after the pay station and is closed in the winter. The road is 11.8 miles and is approximately a one hour trip. Views of red rocks and foliage are the draw.




Sheridan Mt./Smith Mesa

Sheridan Mt. / Smith Mesa offers a 42 mile trail bike and ATV system. Primitve roads are also available for full-sized vehicles. No facilities are available. Riding in all seasons, but trails at higher elevations are not accessible during winter snow conditions.




Standard Wash

Standard Wash offers more than 7,500 acres including challenging OHV trails. Low desert terrain. Riding is available during the spring, fall, and winter seasons.




Swansea Townsite

This low desert area allows all types of OHVs and passenger cars. Tour a historic mining town. Picnic and camping facilities are available.