AZPT Bullhead to Oatman Bypass Easy

Total Miles
9.0

Elevation

845.82 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

This easy, wide, well-maintained dirt trail connects Bullhead City to the historic town of Oatman. The trail is graded regularly and is wide enough for two vehicles to pass. One section goes through a mountain pass. A slightly narrower section in the middle of the pass is closer to one vehicle wide. Otherwise, the entire trail is two vehicles wide. There are lots of mines off of this trail as well as many UTV and 4x4 trails off of this main trail that look fun to explore. There is a large, active mine within a few miles of Bullhead City. Watch for large trucks entering and exiting this mine and driving on the trail. Outside of Bullhead City, multiple pull-offs are used for target shooting. There are a few campsites as well with fire rings. There is 5G cell service at most of these camping areas. Pack in and pack out all trash. The area closer to Bullhead has lots of trash left from target shooting. This area can also get extremely hot in the summer months. Bring extra water and supplies if traveling during the summer.

Photos of AZPT Bullhead to Oatman Bypass Easy

AZPT Bullhead to Oatman Bypass Easy
AZPT Bullhead to Oatman Bypass Easy
AZPT Bullhead to Oatman Bypass Easy

Difficulty

This is a nice graded dirt road that is two vehicles wide. The only section that is one vehicle width is in a twisty section at the top of the mountain pass. Watch for large mine trucks on this road closer to Bullhead City.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

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Access Description

This trail connects Bullhead City and the historic town of Oatman. From Oatman, this trailhead can be accessed north of town off paved Highway 10. The trailhead will be on the left-hand side of the road if heading north out of town. If picking up this trail from Bullhead City, take the 95 to Silver Creek Road and it will turn into this trail when the pavement ends.

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