Black Canyon City Overlook

Total Miles
1.8

Elevation

841.64 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

5

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This little shortcut from New River Trail to the Road to Nowhere will not disappoint. There are great views and steep climbs and descents. Some of this trail is a shelf road and has some washouts. High-clearance vehicles are required. Make sure you close the gates and watch out for the horses and cows.

Photos of Black Canyon City Overlook

Black Canyon City Overlook
Black Canyon City Overlook
Black Canyon City Overlook

Difficulty

Expect a steep climb and descent, loose rock, shelf road sections, washouts, and some flexy spots. This is a high-clearance vehicle road, but you don't need a locker.

Technical Rating

5

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Access Description

Take the Table Mesa Exit off I-17. Go east for abut 1 mile. There is a barbwire gate on the left. It is a horse corral, but legal to go through. Be kind and leave the horses alone.

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