Treasure Park is so named because it is reported nineteen pack loads of stolen gold and silver were buried by Mexican bandits a short time before the Gadsden Purchase. This was the site of the first Civilian Conservation Corps Camp in Arizona.
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.
To car camp trip From Safford, head south on U.S. highway 191. Turn west onto state highway 366 (Swift Trail). Follow highway 366 for approximately 22.6 miles to the signed Treasure Park turnoff, at milepost 137.