Popular and challenging 4-wheel-drive route with lots of history. We’ve driven this trail several times over many years, and each time conditions were dramatically different. Our last drive found the middle portion difficult and the upper portion easy, just the reverse of previous trips. Unlicensed vehicles are allowed on roads inside Prescott National Forest. You should be street legal (no kids) to ride on Cow Creek Road, but we saw several ATVs that were not. Fines are possible.
This trail is a Phoenix classic. That said, it is a trail of two faces. On the bright side, the...See More