Constellation Road Mining District is a 15.2 mile one way 4x4 trip with 2,800 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 41 miles northwest of Glendale Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. November and March are the best months to enjoy this trip.
This backcountry adventure takes you past several historic mining areas. The remains of the town of Constellation and its cemetary. The road ends at the Williams ranch and Hassayampa Wilderness boundary. The end of the road is also the trailhead for the Cooper trail.
Check out the Official Route.
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.