Blue Monster Wash #526

Total Miles
1.4

Elevation

1,290.77 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

Blue Monster Wash is a 1.4-mile wash trail in the Hayfield Draw OHV area near Camp Verde, Arizona. The west end starts at Forest Service Road 361, and it continues as an easy sand wash until it intersects with the #527 trail at an unmarked intersection. It's an easy, curvy sand wash, with bits of rock and gravel but no big rocks, and it's mostly flat. The sand is pretty compact, and it is easy to follow. It goes through a Sonoran Desert terrain with lots of mesquite bushes, shrubs, and juniper trees, underneath the Black Hills of Prescott National Forest.

Difficulty

The Blue Monster Wash is an easy sand wash trail with no obstacles.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

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Access Description

The Hayfield Draw OHV area near Camp Verde, Arizona, accesses 80 acres of motorized cross-country areas and trails for dirt bikes and ATVs of 50 inches or less in the Prescott National Forest. The area is open seasonally from September 1 to May 31 since it is too hot to ride during the summer. There are about 8 ATV trails accessed from this staging area of easy to intermediate difficulty, and you can connect to the Copper Canyon OHV area by taking the Camp Verde trail 11 miles south, but the Copper Canyon trails are much more rocky and difficult. The Hayfield Draw staging area has restrooms, shaded picnic tables, and garbage service. It is day-use only and costs $5 per vehicle, except it is free on Wednesdays.

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