Very Remote / Peaceful / Scenic / Off-Tr Hike Exploring
This vehicle campsite is located at a very remote area of the Sierra Ancha Mountains within the Tonto National Forest. Some drive sections into this area require a capable 4WD Vehicle with High Clearance and quality Off-Road Tires. This campsite is also located at a scenic 5734 ft vista highpoint with available shade trees (oak and juniper) and is susceptible to wind and lighting strikes during seasonal weather conditions.
This awesome, vehicle campsite offers remoteness, solitude, exceptional short/long distance views, shade, a fire ring, and a central basecamp for numerous option off-trail only short and long distance exploring Day Hikes and 4-Wheel Scenic Drives. It should be noted that this campsite area is quite rocky and will require some rocks relocation for multiple tent campsites but is nicely suited for in-vehicle camping.
The historic and private 82 acre JR Ranch is in-view at a distance from this campsite area and viewable along numerous off-trail exploration hiking routes and driving routes. Various historic mining claims are also within this general area.
For possible off-trail day hike and scenic drive options within this immediate area, see HAZ @Grasshopper and @Oregon_Hiker posted triplogs, photosets, and Gps routes for period 4/14 to 4/20/19.
Seasonal and Perennial Turkey Spring, Little Turkey Tank, Salome Creek, JR Canyon, and Indian Camp creeks.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.