azpride wrote:Car camping or backpacking?
rushthezeppelin wrote:I'd imagine something without much elevation change. Would cut down on the complaining factor. Perhaps something on Second Water in Garden Valley would be appropriate. Only about a 3 mile hike in.
SuperstitionGuy wrote:Forest road 172/172A (the road to Rogers Trough TH) which is quite long and has many side roads and excellent low desert camping sites. Talk to Hank/Grasshopper as he knows the area quite well.
nonot wrote:I'd recommend high clearance for the road to Roger's Trough. As I recall 4x4 wasn't necessary.
mapit wrote:As a frequent kid camping planner,this time of year ,West Clear creek going in at bull Pen ranch If you hike only 1mile in you get to ford creek twice,kids find it fun and challenge they feel great after,the water is not that deep and if you work as team it is easy.
There are some nice camping spots near creek.very easy trail.At night the ringtail cats make for entertainment.I took 4 year old grandaughter there ,shes 16 now still remembers trips.The road is slow but ok for cars Took wifes prizm in.Have fun ,if you fish its even better.
SuperstitionGuy wrote:You may also consider Mesquite Creek just east of Tortilla Flat if the water is running. Lots of fun for the kids to hike and play in the water. Check out the photosets. You can camp very close to Apache Trail (north side) as well.
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