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Montana Mountain 4x4 Road, Arizona

Great high desert loop route for SUVs and ATVs

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 34 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Climbs to over 5,000 feet with panoramic desert and mountain views. Crosses many hiking trails into the bordering Superstition... more »

Tips:  We've described trail in a clockwise direction. If you'd prefer to drive it in a counterclockwise direction, continue east on Highway ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Starting Point

Head north of Queen Valley Road from Highway 60.

2. ATV Staging Area

Good place to unload ATVs, UTVs and unlicensed dirt bikes.

3. Start of Loop

Stay left here. Unlicensed vehicles will return to this point via the road on the right.

4. Stay right

Stay right here to continue up Montana Mountain. Left goes to hiking trailhead into Superstition Wilderness.

5. Important Intersection

Bear right here up a steep narrow road marked Forest Road 650. Left goes to another hiking trailhead into the Superstition Wilderness.

6. Scenic Switchbacks

Get your camera ready here.

7. Early Exit

Licensed vehicles can end the trip here where Happy Camp Road meets Highway 60. Unlicensed vehicles should continue west on Hewitt Station Road to return to staging area where they started. Note: If you'd like to drive the trail in the opposite direction, use this staging area.