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Camp Grasshopper - Tonto NF (FR303A) is a 15.5 mile one way car camp trip. Located 66 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. March and November are the best months to enjoy this trip.
First come, first serve Vehicle and/or Tent Camping Site off of FR303A then through a closed but unlocked cattle gate; Minimal level and shaded camping spots but with wonderful distant views at 3781ft elevation (see author's 3/19 to 3/23/18 posted trip picset for area and campsite surrounding views, & etc..);
Check out the Official Route.
Gate Policy: If a gate is closed upon arrival, leave it closed after you go through. If it is open, leave it open. Leaving a closed gate open may put cattle in danger. Closing an open gate may cut them off from water. Please be respectful, leave gates as found.
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.