Fossil Creek to Child's Campground

Total Miles
6.4

Elevation

1,223.37 ft

Duration

0.75 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This 6.5-mile point-to-point trail takes you from Fossil Creek to the Childs dispersed camping area along the Verde River. The last drop down to the campground is rated 2 Easy, do not attempt with a 2WD vehicle. There is a decommissioned Hydropower plant built in 1950 next to the campground. The trail up to the campground sign is passable by any 2WD vehicle.

Photos of Fossil Creek to Child's Campground

Fossil Creek to Child's Campground
Fossil Creek to Child's Campground
Fossil Creek to Child's Campground

Difficulty

This is a maintained dirt road.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

Max Smith
Jun 20, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Closed Gate

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