Hayfield Draw OHV Day Use Area

  

Approximately 80 acres of motorized trails and cross-country areas for motorcycles and OHVs of less than 50-inches in width.  Trails and open pit areas challenge rider skill levels from beginner tot to experienced adult.  Please ride in the area most appropriate to your skill level to reduce the risk of accidents. The area where cross-country use is restricted is delineated by orange fiberglass posts. Each skill level area is marked with different colored fiberglass posts.

Tot Lot (White Posts) - This area is only for the little riders as they learn the sport. No large machines please.

Beginner  (Yellow Posts) - For those who are learning to ride their OHV, this is a good location to practice basic skills like throttle control, shifting and braking.

Intermediate (Blue Posts) - This area of gullies and tight turns is perfect for small machines and for practicing turns, clutch use and braking on any machine.

Experienced (Red Posts) - This large area is designed for the most experienced riders. Note that the road at the back of this area is for emergency vehicles only.

Restrictions: 

  • No overnight camping. 
  • Trails and cross-country areas are for vehicles 50" wide or less
  • No full size 4 x 4 or Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV) over 50" wide
  • All vehicles must have USFS approved spark arrestor in working condition
  • All vehicles must meet Federal and State noise standards - AZ max. 96 dba
  • Outside of the cross-country areas, riders must stay on designated trails

 

Facilities

  • 3 Large ramada’s
  • 3 Small ramada’s
  • 7 picnic tables with 6 pedestal grills
  • No water
  • Vault toilets
  • Garbage service

 

Note:  Hayfield Draw closes to prevent resource damage following especially heavy rains or snow.  If you plan to visit and want to make sure it is open, please contact the Verde Ranger Station: 928-567-4121.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Dawn to dusk
Reservations:
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Fees
  • $5.00/day/vehicle; Free every Wednesday!
Open Season: September 1 - May 31
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Fall - Spring
Closest Towns: Camp Verde and Cottonwood, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Take I-17 North to State High 260. 8 miles North West of Camp Verde on State Highway 260. The entrance to Hayfield Draw is directly across from Old Hwy 279.


Recreation Map

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Activities


OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Open Area Riding

  • No overnight camping
  • Trails and cross-country areas are for vehicles 50" wide or less
  • No full size 4 x 4 or Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV) over 50" wide
  • All vehicles must have USFS approved spark arrestor in working condition
  • All vehicles must meet Federal and State noise standards - AZ max. 96 dba
  • Outside of the cross-country areas, riders must stay on designated trails
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.63638611

  Longitude : 
-111.9465453

  Elevation : 
3,500 feet

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/prescott/recreation/ohv/recarea/?recid=67245&actid=68