|Miles||Depends on route|
|Land||BLM, USFS, AZTL, Private|
|Max Elevation||Approximately 7,000 ft|
|Fuel Stint||80+ miles|
The Bradshaw Mountains expedition offers an exciting and challenging 4×4 adventure through the rugged landscapes of Arizona. With a difficulty level ranging from novice to intermediate, this expedition is perfect for off-road enthusiasts looking for a thrilling experience.
The expedition can take anywhere from 1 to 3 days, depending on the chosen route and the pace of the journey. The Bradshaw Mountains are known for their diverse terrain, which includes washed-out trails, boulder obstacles, deep sand, and narrow shelf roads. It is important to note that these trails can be demanding, and you should be prepared for potential vehicle damage and obstacles along the way.
The Bradshaw Mountains are located in various types of land, including BLM (Bureau of Land Management), USFS (United States Forest Service), AZTL (Arizona Trust Land), and private land. It’s crucial to respect private property and avoid trespassing while exploring the area.
With a maximum elevation of approximately 7,000 feet, the Bradshaw Mountains offer breathtaking views and pristine natural beauty. The trails in this collection often lead to the historical town of Crown King, Arizona, where you can explore the rich mining history and visit places like Bradshaw City and the gravesite of Isaac Bradshaw, a famous silver miner.
During the expedition, you’ll have the opportunity to discover abandoned places, gravesites, mines, and other historical attractions on public and state land. To help you navigate the area, there are downloadable GEOJson, GPX, and KML files available for you to use.
It is recommended to have a lightly modified 4×4 vehicle with at least a 2-inch lift and 33-inch tires to tackle the challenging terrain of the Bradshaw Mountains. While many of these roads are lightly used, it’s always wise to be prepared for any situation and never venture alone.
Please note that this collection contains technical obstacles, and it’s crucial not to attempt them alone. Safety should always be a top priority. Additionally, make sure to obtain a State Trust Land Permit, as it is recommended for this expedition.
The Bradshaw Mountains expedition promises stunning scenery, historical exploration, and an unforgettable off-road adventure. So gear up, grab your maps, and get ready to conquer the rugged beauty of the Bradshaw Mountains in Arizona.
This collection contains technical obstacles and should not be attempted alone.
There is a lot of private land along these routes. Please be respectful and don’t trespass on private land.