Three Bar Route


The Three Bar Wildlife Enclosure is a fenced wildlife study area operated by Arizona Game and Fish. The proximity of two recreation sites provides ample parking should you want to cool off in Roosevelt Lake after your ride. Scenery includes the riparian habitat associated with Roosevelt Lake and watershed as well as chaparral vegetation.

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Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Dispose of waste properly, leave what you find, pack it in pack it out. Do not drink untreated water. Giardia, a protozoan, is in many water impoundments and streams. Closed to all motor vehicles. Carry an adequate supply of drinking water. One gallon per person per day is recommended during hot periods.
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General Information


Northern Route head: 2,246 ft. elev. (685 m) State Highway 188 approx. MP 243. Junction with Forest Service Road (FR) 647 (Game Loop Rd.) north of Cholla Bay Recreation Site.

Southern Route head: 2,136 ft. elev. (651 m) State Highway 188 approx. MP 242. Junction with Forest Service Road (FR) 647 just north of Mills Cove.


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Mountain Biking

Follow FR 647 from SR 188 around the Three Bar Wildlife Enclosure and back to SR 188. The Junction of State Highway 188 and the northern routehead of FR 647 and the junction of State Highway 188 and the southern routehead of FR 647 are separated by approximately 9/10 of a mile. This route may be traveled in either direction.
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