Camp Grasshopper - Mogollon Rim-C/Site#4 is a 13.5 mile one way car camp trip. Located 57 miles south-southeast of Flagstaff Arizona. May and September are the best months to enjoy this trip. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: Nice first come, first serve vehicle camping area off remote and legal to drive FR398 in the shaded pines and oaks above upper Bear Canyon for 1-4 vehicles/1-4 tent campers maximum (elevation at 7570ft). From this FR398 car camp is recommended AUTUMN off-trail hike description "Bear Canyon Upper - West Bear Canyon Loop" and with a short 1.5ml drive to FR300G is recommended AUTUMN off-trail hike "Bear Canyon Upper - East Bear Canyon Loop". It should be noted that FR398 is high clearance/4WD only shortly past this campsite location.
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.