New River

A stunning drive through Sonoran Desert and into Tonto National Forest.

Total Miles
18.9
Plan with onX Offroad

Elevation
1308.19

Duration
3

Technical Rating
4/10

Best Time
Spring/Fall

Trail Overview

You will need to obtain a State Trust Land permit to travel west of the forest boundary. With this permit, you can camp and drive unlicensed ATVs, UTVs and dirtbikes.

Difficulty

Moderate: Steep rocky climbs and rutted, washed-out conditions. River is often dry, but can be deep after heavy rains. Most of the trail is easy.

Access Description

Get off Interstate 17 at Table Mesa Road, Exit 236, and head east on wide dirt road.

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