Carefree Hwy R87 Exit - East Passage

Total Miles


577.85 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This East Passage takes you to an alternative exit in the event the Carefree Highway R87 Trail Gate is Locked (This trail is 1 Mile Long from the end of Wrangler's Nest Trail to Carefree Highway) There is a gate at Carefree however it is only a livestock wire gate and is almost always open for access. The Gate reads "Please Keep Gate Closed", so close the gate behind you, please.


This entire route is desert dirt and gravel with undulating off-camber terrain.

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Access Description

From the North: This is one of the Exit/Entrance points along Carefree Highway R87 leading South to multiple trails. From the South: From Wrangler's Nest Trail, West Vistancia Loop, or Twin Buttes Wash Trail heading Northbound.