Evans Point-San Francisco River is a 1.2 mile round trip hike with 507 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 30 miles northeast of Safford Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. November and March are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: A combination 4wd road and off trail hike that crosses the San Francisco River upstream of Clifton, and takes one to Evans Point, a rocky limestone bluff with great views up and down the River. There are several caves in the bluff accessible only by technical rock climbing.
Evans Point could also serve as a starting point for longer hikes up to Dorsey Gulch, Sycamore Gulch, and Sardine Falls.
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.