Black Mesa - SRC Wilderness is located 51 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November 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: Large cliff lined mesa with far reaching views of the surrounding area including Roosevelt Lake, Sierra Ancha Wilderness, and the Salt River Canyon Wilderness. Black Mesa borders the Salt River Canyon Wilderness on the outer west, south, and east edges.
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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.