Sierra Ancha Mountains Loop 4x4 trail | A two-day adventure to Young Arizona

A 4x4 adventure trail through the Sierra Ancha Mountains in Arizona

Sierra Ancha Mountains Loop is a highly demanding 4x4 adventure trail that will take you to Young Arizona. There are a few attractions but the trail is mostly scenic. The trail can be driven in any direction. Visit during the fall season for the variety of color.

The Cherry Creek portion of this trail is subject to severe flooding. You will encounter multiple water crossings and washouts may occur. Trail maintenance may be required. There is no wood at the marked campsites. Around PB Ranch you will find the best campsites along the trail with plenty of down trees,

See the trip report from this adventure click HERE

Sierra Ancha Mountains loop 4x4 trail Arizona
Making our way through the Cherry Creek

Trail Rating
Scenic Beauty
Physical Demand
Ooo Ahhh
Trail Information
Total Distance 117.7 Miles (Allow 2 days)
Elevation Gain 11,850 Feet
Maximum Elevation 6,379 Feet
Fuel Stop Tonto Basin, Young
High Clearance Required
Full Size With Caution
Nearest Wilderness Area Sierra Ancha, Salome
Opportunities 4X4, Camp, Bike, Hike, Fish, Hunt
Land Management USFS, Private
Flash Flood Yes
Winter Closure Yes
Best Season Avoid Winter

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