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Cherry Creek Road FR 203, AZ

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Difficulty 3 of 5
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Distance One Way 40.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,000 feet
Avg Time One Way 4-5 hours
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins, Historic, Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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23  2018-08-17
Aztec Peak/ Young / FR203
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6  2018-02-18
Cherry Creek
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5  2017-02-18
Pueblo Canyon Ruins
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9  2017-01-28 Johnnie
15  2016-11-14
Cherry Creek at Cold Water Canyon
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13  2016-11-11 Oregon_Hiker
5  2016-04-08
Camp Oregon Hiker - Cold Spring Canyon
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6  2015-07-13
Devil's Chasm
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Author AZLumberjack
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Routes 15
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Trips 462 map ( 4,812 miles )
Age 78 Male Gender
Location Apache Junction, AZ.
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by AZLumberjack

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Overview
A scenic, one-way 4x4 trip down an historic road through the remote Sierra Ancha Wilderness. The road passes through canyons, washes, forest and open grazing lands. Most sections of this road were "etched" high into the side of the canyon walls many years ago to open the area to mineral exploration, lumbering and ranching.


Warning
This road is strongly recommended for high clearance, 4x4 vehicles with the emphasis on "high clearance" such as Jeep and All Terrain Vehicles (ATV/UTV). Further, it would be wise to include a winch and tow straps to winch boulders and/or trees from the road or your own vehicle back onto the road.
The entire area is "out of range" for cellular phones and AAA wouldn't come out here on a bet.
Road maintenance has long since ceased on the Northern half of the road, travel is at your own risk.
Travel on this road is not advisable during the Monsoon Season.
Long wheelbase 4x4's (Suburban, etc) are not recommended.

History
This 40 mile road passes through some of the most remote and inaccessible terrain in Arizona. Many of the canyons feeding into the main Cherry Creek Canyon are known to have centuries old cliff dwellings hidden high on the walls tucked under protective overhanging cliffs.

Around the year 950 AD, a new people, called the Salado, appeared and settled in the area we know today as the Sierra Ancha's. These people built their multiple family dwellings high above the floor of the 4,000 ft deep canyons to better ward off attacks from outside warring elements. Access to these dwellings is extremely hazardous but doable and they should be treated with the utmost respect when approached. Remember, this is our heritage, once it's gone, it's gone forever.

Other activities in the area included mining for minerals such as Uranium and Asbestos. Many of these now abandoned mines have open shafts and tunnels that can be explored. These mining areas are hazardous and caution should be exercised, remember, help is a long way off.

Hike
There are several hikes that begin from the road, most lead to cliff dwelling locations while others are scenic loop hikes. Check the list of HAZ hikes in the area, most are complete with GPS routing. Remember to allow yourself enough time to complete the hike and still be able to safely exit the canyon before darkness sets in as this can be highly difficult to travel with only headlights to lead the way.

Water Sources
Many of the canyons that feed the Cherry Creek Drainage have some flowing water and several have springs a short distance from the road. Remember, this is cattle country and livestock isn't too particular where they defecate. Look around the area of the spring before sampling the "cool-clear" and filtering is the preferred method.

Camping
Many of the large side canyons feeding into the Cherry Creek canyon have suitable camping areas alongside the road and many of these camping areas are suitable for overnight. Further, there is an abandoned cabin at the P B Ranch (Coordinates: 33 deg. 56.2317 by -110 deg 55.5445) This cabin is well maintained by the campers who use it and is complete with two beds, a kitchen table, cooking stove (if there is LP on site), a sink for doing dishes and it's even carpeted. The cabin sits alongside a perennial stream where water may be drawn for dishes/cleaning or filtered for drinking.

The Trip
Three persons and day hiking gear were packed into a Toyota FJ Cruiser SUV for this day trip from end to end of FR-203 (Cherry Creek Road). Our trip started at the Northern terminus of FR-203 (Coordinates: 33° 58.107 by -110° 57.1217) and AZ Hwy 288, about 14 miles South of Young, AZ. The hard-packed dirt/rock road is well marked and easy to follow with side roads equally well marked along its length.

The road quickly descends from the 6,000 foot plateau for about 500 feet of exciting switchbacks and assorted 180's then levels off (?) to a more gradual descent as you alternately crane your neck to look up at the steep cliffs rising on your right to views of the distant opposite canyon on your left and the valley running down the middle. It may be difficult at times but you gotta remember to keep your eyes on the road ahead and there are no signs to warn of sharp curves or the often encountered "Fallen Rock". We were occasionally shaken out of our scenery observing mode by the sharp clunk of a boulder hitting the skid plate under the FJ.

The trip is a truly "sensory overload" experience as you bounce along the boulder strewn road that alternates through pine forest, grassy meadows, extremely vertical cliffs and an occasional peek at the creek several hundred feet below. Stopping from time to time is mandatory to exit the vehicle and feast your eyes on the 360 degree views that abound everywhere you look. It's easy to let your mind wander and imagine how the ancient inhabitants of this harshly beautiful canyon lived and worshiped. Signs of wildlife are in abundance, water is readily available and plats of land are suitable for growing crops, so, why did they disappear so suddenly?

We finally rounded a curve in the road that presented us with a view of an old rustic cabin with tin roof, rickety porch and curtains hanging in the in-tact glass windows. It was shortly after noon so we exited the road, down a rough two wheel track that led across a flowing, boulder strewn creek to a large clearing beside the cabin. Cameras at the ready, we wandered around the clearing taking note of a severely dilapidated log cabin that was now little more than a pile of old cut logs covered with rusted tin roofing and brush. A memorial to a deceased Viet Nam Veteran was nailed to a large tree near the log cabin and a US Flag fluttering in the light breeze.

As we approached the newer cabin, we could see the names of previous visitors etched into the fading rough-cut wood siding, wind chimes hanging above the porch and a comfy camping chair waiting for the next occupants. The inside of the cabin was amazingly clean, even the beds were made as if expecting company to drop in at any time. The pantry had a wonderful selection of canned goods stocked on the shelves, pots and pans hung from rafters where varmits couldn't get into them and even a partially full tank of LP was there for cooking on the old gas stove.

After a quick lunch it was back into the FJ and the bouncy rough road that led past a seemingly infinite number of canyons. There are no signs to announce the names of the canyons so it's a good idea to bring along a detailed map of the area or a GPS with detailed TOPO maps loaded. With the right "tools" on hand you can soon associate canyons with names like, Cold Water Canyon, Deep Creek, Gold Creek, Billy Lawrence Canyon, Pueblo Canyon, Cold Spring Canyon and Devils Chasm.

If you have made it this far without having to move boulders or tree trunks to continue on, then the rest of the trip is a piece of cake. Once past Ellison Ranch the road crosses Cherry Creek a couple of times and turns into a fast although boring 19 mile trip to it's terminus with 288 again just above the narrow bridge crossing the Salt River.

We completed this trip in November with Autumn Color easy to be found in the bottoms of deep wet canyons.

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2013-11-14 AZLumberjack
    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.

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    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    Hike 2 for the day.
    Another matter of taking care of some unfinished business and some wish list items.

    Drive the entire 40 mile length of Cherry Creek Road (203) before it's closed. :next: Check
    Drive the Back way to Young and then to Payson. :next: Check
    Finally get to the Devil's Chasm Ruin site. :next: Check

    After leaving the Four Peaks, this was next on our agenda. The 22 miles on Cherry Creek Rd getting to the Devil's Chasm TH was not bad with the only rough spots past Ellison Ranch. Even after all the rain they've had up there, Cherry Creek was low and easy enough for JJ to get through.... driving slowly :next: https://youtube.com ... qqkU

    OK, So finally at the lower TH.
    I'd tried getting to the Ruins twice before, but via the non-standard means. Both previous tries we tried to drop down to the Ruins from above.

    We tried one route w/ Joe and Joel (Bart01) in 2010 before getting cliffed out.... and then again, including JohnLP and JJ3 in 2012, once again getting cliffed out, on a different route. hikearizona.com/x.p ... 8890


    JJ's Thermometer on the Jeep said 102 at the beginning of the hike. It was at least the high 90's... and humid. I knew it's gonna be a slow one as I don't care for the heat. The hike itself getting to the ruins is a pretty one. The creek was flowing nicely and was quite pretty. There is an easy to follow trail that is pretty well cairned.

    The slick rock areas were pretty with the canyon in the background. We made it up the boulder area with the ropes okay. It was a little slick for me with my shoes and I used the ropes a bit to aid me.
    *** Note to future hikers, the rope that looked to be the best of the two, is no longer in place. It snapped on me on the way back down ***

    As others have mentioned in the past, the climb out of the creek bed, up to the ruin is steep and loose. Tree branches, roots and rocks to grab on to, are your friend, both going up and down.

    All the work was worth it to see the ruins. One of the best examples of a well preserved ruin I've been to (that's not tourist attraction). The stone work and "Hand Patted" masonry work was great to finally see in person.

    At the Ruin :next: https://youtu.be/T7 ... sIJI

    We chilled for a few minutes up top, trying to dry off. We were both drenched from the Hot, Humid hike up.

    One wrong turn of the way down, but it's hard to get lost in a canyon. We rinsed off in the Creek before starting our next adventure, heading North on the next 19 miles of Cherry Creek Road, to meet up with the Back Road to Young.

    Good times JJ.... now to continue on
    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    Cherry Creek - Sierra Ancha FR203
    Cherry Creek - Sierra Ancha FR203

    This was my first time driving up Cherry Creek Road FR203. I can honestly say that is one rough nasty sucker. Good grief!! My chosen destination was clear up near the Hinton Creek confluence. The games begin just beyond Ellison Ranch. The summer rains must of had there way out hear. Its by no means technical four wheeling. Its just rough!! Ha! For some reason I had the idea that FR203 was a decent road with a periodic wash-out from time to time. I don't know where I got that idea. Driving up hear for a half day trip is crazy. Low range grinding all the way baby. Leave your stock p-metric tires at home. My hike in and out of Cherry Creek wasn't any picnic either. 500 vertical straight down with relentless loose rock. It ended up much steeper then the contours on my topo map indicated. Skinny zigzagging whitetail trails clinging to the steep brushy rock slope were the only relief. I use the word relief lightly. Whitetail deer trails are the worst game trails to follow. They will always get you down the hill but you will seriously pay your dues. This area is rough! There's just no way around it. In hindsight though, I must give credit where credit is due about FR203. Although terribly rough, it is extremely scenic. Crossing all of the lush beautiful sycamore lined perennial canyons coming off the Sierra Ancha Wilderness was immensely cool. Seeing Devils Chasm for the first time in person was amazing. That is one drive I wont soon forget.


    Eric
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    Foliage
    Mostly sycamore turning at this time. Nice balance of gold and green. Perfect in my opinion.
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    Cold Spring and Pueblo Canyon Ruins Tour
    Our plan "A" cancelled for the 2nd week in a row because they've had 11" on rain in 2 weeks there. As far as plan B's go.... This one Rocks Big Time! It was put together at 9pm the night before.

    First, I challenge anyone to get down Cherry Creek Road to the TH any faster than JJ. There were 3 water crossings, all a piece of cake, even the final Cherry Creek crossing. It's definitely a high clearance road past the last Cherry Creek crossing, some might attempt it w/o 4x4, not sure I have the nards to give it a try. Saw some deer and Javelina on the way in, as well as numerous Vultures, sitting on fences next to the road, eyeing us.

    Up to Cold Spring Canyon Ruins first, just less than 1.5 miles and 1100' of AEG. The trail is easy enough to follow to get into the ruins. This a 3 level Ruin, not all that big, but they had some great views. with a couple of verandas. One at the South end, one at the East end.

    Off to Pueblo Canyon Ruins next. This is a whole nother type of ruins area. If you only have time for one while in the area, this is the one. The hike itself is 100x more interesting.

    If you start at FR203 (Cherry Creek Rd), this is about 2.6 miles and 1600' of AEG to get to the farthest ruins. A very picturesque hike once most of your elevation is complete, you get your first views of the Ruins on the north side. You'll be following the contours of the canyon at around 5300' under alcoves, in the riparian area, past less impressive ruins, past the old mine and then you make your way under the waterfall when you start turning back to the east to the 3 main ruin sites.

    We took our time going through these sites checking them out. We went around the corner so JJ could check out a scree field for a possible future assault from the top to this ruin. As he was gone for his 15 minutes of checking, I took an hour and 10 minute break.

    The skies were getting darker and it was starting to sprinkle, so we thought it best to get it in gear and get on that road in case we got a deluge like earlier in the week.

    A great hike and adventure.. I finally got out to this area... Now the Devils Chasm is the next to get off the list.

    Thanks for driving JJ Andretti!

    Now a plug for JJ's Real Estate selling abilities.
    Can he actually sell me a broken down property? They are kind of long, but that's what happens when you hike with a salesman.


    Disclaimer.. Pay no attention to the dollar values or room quantities. He's a Realtor and does not have to be correct. Videos will be too long for most.

    Cold Spring Canyon Condo :next: http://youtu.be/J-RUUg0oT-Q
    Pueblo Canyon Estates - North :next: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzel9Di_oVs
    Pueblo Canyon Estates - South :next: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHskTeIDudM
    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    After a late night arrival and an unmercifully brief amount of sleep, I awoke at my campsite on FR 202 overlooking Cherry Creek and prepared for a day of cliff dwelling visitation. I passed the Ellison Ranch at the final Cherry Creek crossing and was soon at Devils Chasm, where I had planned to park. Surprise, the creek crossing was in perfect shape! I motored on, finally parking near the Cold Spring Canyon crossing. I donned my hat and pack and began the rocky climb up the old mine road.

    Mine road became trail and then narrow path, and I pushed my way across a mountainside of thick brush. The north facing slope of Pueblo Canyon was a fern and forest paradise, with numerous seep springs, massive cliff walls and amazing views of my prehistoric destination that seemed deceptively close. After a time consuming traverse, I reached the old uranium mine tunnel. The builders of the north facing cliff dwelling next to the mine certainly had picked a wonderful spot. I wouldn't mind living here.

    The sound of falling water greeted me as the canyon floor rose up to meet the trail, where I passed behind a lofty waterfall. The pool below it looked inviting, but the cool, windy conditions said otherwise.

    A tiny, buzzing rattlesnake greeted me next to the trail as I approached the first cliff dwelling, but quickly withdrew into a crack to flick its tongue at me. This first dwelling, a.k.a. "Ringtail Ruin" was much larger and more impressive than I had expected. I marveled at the architecture and effort, exercised my camera and then sat down in the shade of the overhanging cliff to eat lunch. To my great surprise, two hikers soon appeared (the only others I would see the entire day). I talked with a man from Glenwood, New Mexico and his friend from Tucson before continuing on to the other ruins nearby. Another ruin destination was on my list for the day, so I made a quick retreat from Pueblo Canyon back to the old mine road, sending some large beast crashing into the trees in the process (I'm guessing a clumsy deer or probable bear).

    Turning off onto another mine road, I rounded a ridge and entered Cold Spring Canyon, where my second and final destination of the day quickly came into sight: V:1:136, the "Crack House". Leaving this overgrown mine road, I fought gravity and vegetation and made the steep and slippery scramble up the mountainside to the ruin in the crack.

    I had been wanting to see this ruin for years, so this was a special moment. Dumping my pack, I climbed three sets of wooden logs that acted as crude ladders to access the roof of the dwelling, located in a cave in the cliff. The Sierra Ancha Project had replaced one of the key roof beams 30 years earlier to stabilize the site, but I still walked VERY carefully for fear of damaging this amazing place. Peering over the edge of the balcony room in the cliff face overlooking Cold Spring Canyon was a fulfilling experience. Just an amazing place. The day soon grew late, so I made my way down from the Cold Spring Canyon ruin and began the hike back to Cherry Creek Road.

    Back at my truck, I chose to blow off my concert plans later in the evening and spend a little more time with my beloved Sierra Ancha. I made my way down to Cherry Creek from Devils Chasm to enjoy an evening swim and then ate dinner on my tailgate, watching the Sierra Ancha skies fade to black. Days like these live among my very best memories.

    Thoughts of work the next day finally motivated me to head for home. I arrived home in Tucson at 2 am, dead exhausted, with work only a few hours away. As usual, it was totally worth the exhaustion. It was a wonderful trip. :y:
    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    Planning for this "5nt/6day" (Thurs-3/13 to Tues-3/18) vehicle camping/off trail hike exploring and first time Spring'14 visit to this centrally located Cherry Creek Road (FR203) North location bordering our Sierra Ancha Wilderness (at 4188 feet elevation with week lows from 32-42F and shaded highs a pleasant 70-76F) first began back in October, 2013.

    Because of the driving time (4 hours) and the number of miles (128) it takes me from South Scottsdale to reach this northern section of Cherry Creek Road for day hike explorations, it only makes sense for me to do a multi-day vehicle camping trip with local day hikes planned. Most all of which are going to be off-trail in this remote, historic, and most interesting section of our Sierra Ancha Wilderness.

    My new HAZ "overview" hike description for this nice campsite location with linked picset describes and shows some of the surrounding camp area. One additional advantage of this campsite location that I neglected to mention is that it resides only a short .50 mile road hike down to perennial Cherry Creek which offers a nice area to obtain needed water for filtering or treating as well as offering an opportunity for a very pleasant and sometimes shaded foliage hike of most any length both up or down Cherry Creek.

    For this six day vehicle camping trip, we had planned four (4) significant day hike explorations to 8) new areas we had yet to explore. I will plan to post a trip log and picset for all four and an edited for correctness GPS Route (with key way points included) for three of the four:

    For Fri-3/14: Black Brush Uranium Mines - Sierra Ancha

    For Sat-3/15: Grapevine Trail Indian Ruins - Sierra Ancha

    For Sun-3/16: Exploring Upper Cherry Creek - Sierra Ancha

    For Mon-3/17: Exploring Above Black Brush Uranium Mines
    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    Simply put-
    I second what our HAZ mnlumberJACK stated in his 11/13 triplog.

    For me, a most enjoyable five Kokopelli rated 40.4 mile road tour with stellar near and distant views within our historic, rugged, and scenic inner Sierra Ancha Wilderness.. very 8)
    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    I had not visited this scenic section of our Sierra Ancha Wilderness off upper Cherry Creek Rd (FR203) since March'09.. http://hikearizona.com/trip=42291 . It was nice to be back :D

    In October'13 Oregon Hiker and I had completed some extensive trip planning for a planned mid Nov'13 "three night/four day" vehicle camping/mostly off trail hiking trip to this area. By October end we had completed all our planned new exploration hiking which also included a few stops off upper Hwy 288.

    On Halloween night :o I managed to slip and take a very bad fall in my bathtub shower and did some damage to my right shoulder, enough damage to justify a quick visit (thank you trishness!) to an orthopedic surgeon for needed x-rays. Fortunately, nothing broken and I'm now much better but a slow healing process which would not allow me to wear my heavy day pack again until this ~Dec'13.

    I suggested to Larry that we change our mid Nov'13 camping plans to do a scenic one day driving and scouting trip with some minimal exploratory hiking planned since I knew that I would be "good to go" in Larry's FJ with a fanny pack and my camera. This day trip would also allow for us to invite our favorite HAZ- mnlumberJACK to join us :) .

    Regarding our Grapevine Trail #135 hike: In my last March'09 visit and hike (8.6mls R/T), this seldom used trail was very overgrown and I don't believe that any trail maintenance has taken place since 2009 to date. After ~.75 mile in this trail in now basically an overgrown route for hunters, bears, and a few other wild critters, but seldom hiked. Larry and I just needed to confirm a few key WP take-off points along this TR#135 for some future exploration, so we only needed to hike in for 1.1 miles to confirm if the historic Uranium mining road intersection for the Black Brush Mining Claim to the Sorrel Horse Mining claim still existed. We were able to confirm that it still exists, but it is very overgrown with heavy manzanita, scrub oak, and more..

    I included this old Uranium mining roads connection detail to TR#135 on my posted HAZ GPS Route in hopes that a few of our HAZ "advanced hikers with masochistic tendencies" might try this one to "blaze the way" before Larry and I get around to it :lol:

    Our planned day scouting trip and short hike down TR#135 was well worth the effort.
    Cherry Creek Road FR 203
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    WOW, what a trip! Like to thank Hank (Grasshopper) and Larry (Oregon Hiker) for inviting me along on this spectacular 4x4 trip down Cherry Creek Road. We made the long trip out to the Northern end of NF-203 but only after a couple of short tours of the mesa above Cherry Creek Canyon. Larry's stock Toyota FJ Cruiser now has lots of new AZ pinstripping from the close quarters and a dent on one of the skid plates from the boulder strewn road.

    On top of the Mesa, we found an awesome unnamed canyon that was short but extremely scenic with colorful vertical sides, so steep that we were unable to see the bottom. Later we discovered that this canyon was almost directly above the P B Ranch Cabin.

    The drive is not for the faint-of-heart, as soon as you exit Hwy 288 you kiss civilization good-by for the next several hours as you suddenly drop almost 500 feet down the side of the canyon wall. The road(?) has 180 degree switchbacks, curves that almost leave you hanging in space and boulders poking up when you least expect them. But the extreme beauty of the trip and the isolation is why you come here. We only met an ATV with two persons and a dog along the entire length of the trip.

    Occasionally Larry would stop so we could get out and explore the vicinity near the FJ. The silence is deafening, all you hear is the birds, and today, a light breeze rustling through the branches of the nearby Pine and Pinon trees.

    The trip is slow because we always had to be observant for the high boulders, the wash-outs and even the occasional really large boulder lying in the middle of the road. Yeah, there was more than one time we looked at a large slab boulder in the road and debated whether to go on the high side or the cliff side to get past.

    The P B Ranch cabin came into view after negotiating a sharp bend in the road so we decided to make that our lunch spot. Very interesting place and a must stop for anyone traveling down this road. The cabin is in amazingly good condition considering its location and remoteness. There's a log book inside but many just scratch their names into the weathered siding planks. There's a corral in the clearing that's in constant use and lots of "cow pies" in the tall grass.

    Since this was our first trip through this remote wilderness, Larry kept the FJ in low range and 4-wheel drive just in case there was a surprise hidden in one of the many water crossings we made. We also passed numerous camping sites at the road-end of the canyons that are suitable for overnight use. We weren't prepared for an extended stay so we kept slowly driving down this super scenic road through history.

    We reluctantly passed many canyons with known cliff dwellings but had to continue on as the day was passing and we didn't want to be caught on this road after dark. When we came upon an active ranch along Cherry Creek the road suddenly turned into a well maintained gravel road allowing us for the first time in hours to shift out of low range and back to normal driving. From there to our junction with 288 again, it was a dusty and relatively boring drive. As we crossed the narrow bridge over the Salt River, the sun had set and lights were needed so we had survived our journey.

    Thanks again guys that was a day to remember, thanks Larry for sacrificing your FJ, hope it isn't too bad off.

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    Travel to Globe, AZ by your favorite route.
    * From Globe, turn West on AZ Hwy 188 (Apache Trail),
    * Continue on 188 for 14.5 miles to Hwy. 288 (Globe Young Hwy),
    * Continue on 288 for 36 miles to FR 203.
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