New River

A stunning drive through Sonoran Desert and into Tonto National Forest.

Total Miles


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3 Hours
Technical Rating
4 / 10
Best Time
Spring/ Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
New River
You will need to obtain a State Trust Land permit to travel west of the forest boundary. With this permit, you can camp and drive unlicensed ATVs, UTVs and dirtbikes.
Getting There
Get off Interstate 17 at Table Mesa Road, Exit 236, and head east on wide dirt road.
Contact for Current Conditions
Tonto N.F.
Cave Creek R.D
(480) 595-3300