Lost Basin - Black River is located 47 miles north of Safford Arizona. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: Beautiful segment of the Black River, within the San Carlos Indian Reservation. Activities consist of camping, fishing, and hiking. Hiking this particular river segment is easy to moderate with a defined trail both upstream and downstream. The camping/parking area is located above the river with moderate shade from ponderosa pine, oak, and juniper. Access to the river follows an obvious trail with a descent of 400 vertical feet.
Lat. 33 Degrees/30'/23.10"/N & Long. 109 Degrees/49'/24.13"/W
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.