HZ Wash

Area Status: Open


This site is set along the Upper Salt River, which allows for great water reaction activities. Nearby are impressive views of mountains, canyons, and wildlife. Because of its close proximity to the Salt River, HZ Wash allows fishing, and non-motorized boating.  There are plenty of dispersed campsites available at HZ Wash, which allows for an easy, quick escape during any time of the year for families or individuals. HZ Wash is not a developed site, but does allow for easy access to fun recreation.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Day
Open Season: January
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days. Only boat trailers. No motor boats allowed. No camping units. PACK IN, PACK OUT!
Closest Towns: Globe
Water: Not Available
Restroom: Toilet Building (Accessible)
Passes: No passes or fees required for this site.
Information Center: Tonto Basin Ranger District (602) 225-5395

General Information


From Globe:  Travel north on Hwy. 188 for 15 miles. Turn right /north on Hwy. 288 for 4 miles. Turn left/west on FR 465 for .4 miles.  Turn right/north on FR 396 for .2 miles.  View and download a map.


Dispersed Camping

No camp units provided

River and Stream Fishing

Fish Species:  Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass; Sunfish; Channel and Flathead Catfish

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Elevation : 
2,200 feet