Apache Peak Road

Total Miles


2365.4 ft


1 Hours

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Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

Apache Peak Road trail in the Gila National Forest is a captivating off-road experience that takes you deep into the heart of the wilderness. As you embark on this adventure, you'll find yourself surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Gila Mountains and the enchanting atmosphere of the forest. The trail meanders through a diverse landscape, featuring dense pine forests, rocky slopes, and picturesque meadows. Towering peaks, such as Apache Peak itself, provide a breathtaking backdrop as you navigate the trail. Along the way, you may encounter wildlife, including deer, elk, and various bird species, adding to the sense of natural wonder. The trail offers occasional scenic viewpoints, allowing you to pause and immerse yourself in the stunning vistas that stretch across the vast expanse of the Gila National Forest. With its blend of natural beauty and thrilling off-road challenges, the Apache Peak Road trail promises an unforgettable journey for outdoor enthusiasts seeking an immersive wilderness experience.


Apache Peak Road features a mix of rugged terrain, including rocky sections, steep inclines, and potentially uneven surfaces. Some parts of the trail may require careful maneuvering and navigation to navigate safely. It's recommended to have a high-clearance, 4x4 vehicle equipped with off-road tires and good suspension to tackle the challenges presented by the trail.

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