WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
High Clearance possible when dry
To hike Access is from Punkin Center (Tonto Basin) via FR71 to FR609 (Picture Mountain). From the highpoint saddle along FR609, turn left on FR1938 (unmarked) to the designated trailhead.