Vulture Mine

Total Miles


748.88 ft


3 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

You'll want to have clear directions on this network of trails as there are many different side roads and washes that branch off of it. Interesting mines and ruins make it a fun route, but make sure you come prepared with water and supplies, as it gets very little use.


Moderate: Hard-packed dirt and gravel with occasional rocky sections. Soft sand in river bed. Brush marks likely. Aggressive SUVs only.

Technical Rating


Access Description

From Phoenix, head northwest about 35 miles on Highway 60. Before Morristown, turn left on Gates Road at mile marker 121 and head west. Bear right at large fork at 1.4 miles. Start of trail is on left next to river at 2.3 miles.