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Desoto Mine

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Location Crown King, AZ
Rating Difficult,
Length 12.2mi
Time 5hrs

Vehicle Types

Overview

Visit major mine on a narrow, tippy road.

The first half of the trail has changed drastically since we last drove it in 2012. It is now an easy scenic drive to the Desoto Mine and beyond to Waypoint 03. There are many fun side roads to explore. Please obey all warning signs around mines. There is a way to reach an overlook above the mine, but it is a neglected private road and is slowly eroding away. Open to non-street-legal vehicles.

Rating

Difficult
Trail Ratings Defined

Well-maintained road for the first half. After that, the road is for experts only, with difficult rocky sections and narrow shelf roads. Very tight brush may force wider vehicles to turn around. We recommend hard-core modified vehicles only after Wpt. 04.

Stats

Length

12.2mi

Time

5hrs

High Point

5,564ft

Best Time To Go

Summer/Fall

Current Conditions

(928) 443-8000Prescott N.F., Bradshaw R.D.

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