Cayuse Equestrian Trailhead

  

Site resumes normal operation and fee schedule on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Please read the news release dated 7/28/20 for important information. Water is available at this site.

Built with equestrians in mind, this trailhead is located in the Granite Basin Recreation Area and provides access to:

 

Note: This site closes following especially heavy rain or snow, and when the roads are too icy.  If you plan to visit and want to make sure it is open, please contact the Bradshaw Ranger Station: 928-443-8000.  When the office is closed, please check the right-hand column under "Alerts and Warnings" to see if there are weather-related closures, and follow the link to see if this site is closed or on a reduced schedule.

 

Facilities

  • 2 picnic tables
  • No fire pit
  • Drinking water
  • 2 vault toilets
  • Garbage service

 

Printable Resources:

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day-use sites and trailheads:
  • March 1 - April 30: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • May 1 - September 30: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • October 1 - February 28 (or 29): 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fees
  • $5 per vehicle for day use; Free every Wednesday!
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Directions to Site from the corner of Iron Springs Rd. and Williamson Valley Rd in Prescott:  Northwest on Iron Springs approximately 3 miles.  Right on Granite Basin Rd.  Follow road 2.5 miles.  Cayuse is on the right.


Parking:
  • Parking area accomodates average vehicles and has ample parking for horse trailers.

Accessibility:

 


Recreation Map

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Activities


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.6081

  Longitude : 
-112.5335

  Elevation : 
5,600 feet

 

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Equestrian Opportunities

Opportunities for Equestrians


Day Hiking Opportunities

Day Hiking Opportunities


Backpacking Opoortunities

Backpacking Opportunities


Mountain Biking Opportunities

Mountain Biking Opportunities


OHV Opportunities

OHV Opportunities

 



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