Bronco Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Nature Trail, Picnic tables, pack it in pack it out, this site provides access to the Cave Creek trail system. Parking for 40 vehicles plus trailers. Stock water available.  Six horse pens and manure bin.

At a Glance

Fees No Fees
Open Season: January
Restrictions: Only horse trailers under 32'. Use caution during the rainy season. The area (like all desert creeks) is prone to flash flooding.
Restroom: Vault toilets

General Information


From Carefree, take Cave Creek Road/Seven Springs Road/Forest Road (FR) 24 for 15 miles north to Bronco Trailhead. The last 3 miles of FR 24 is an all-weather gravel road. The gravel portion of the road is narrow with blind curves.View and download a map.

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3,400 feet