Part of Metal Masher

Total Miles
3.7

Elevation

629.62 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

8

Difficult

Best Time

Winter, Fall, Summer, Spring

Trail Overview

First off you will need a permit from recreation.gov and six months of codes for each gate surrounding Bulldog Canyon. The permit will be under the Tonto National Forest Off-Highway Vehicle Permit. This is a part of the Willow Springs Trail. This trail starts off as willow springs but goes back into Bulldog Canyon. This is a very rocky and off-camber trail that gets really rough the futher back you get into it.

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Part of Metal Masher
Part of Metal Masher
Part of Metal Masher

Difficulty

this trail is rated 6 but as you get deeper into the canyon it gets really to a 8 with deep mud holes loose rock and close to 8 foot ledges it can get really crazy really quick.

Technical Rating

8

Status Reports

Markus Russell
Mar 20, 2024
4x4
Open
Normal
Clear trails. No obstructions. Passable by a stock 2002 Ford Ranger. Minimal spotting needed for first time blazers.
Andrew Lieberenz
Oct 13, 2023
4x4
Open
Rough/Deteriorated

Access Description

Head to Willow Springs Trail take about a mile into it and you'll come to a "V" in the road. Normally Willow Springs goes right but you'll go left.

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