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ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST
MESCAL / ROAD#35
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Mescal Arizona Sign
Sign for Mescal

There are several camping areas along
Coronado National Forest Road#35. It
is desert conditions, bring water and all
supplies.

Mescal
Mescal

Mescal is a famous western movie location...
Photo tours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
Between 10 - 2pm
No water, phones, restrooms, food or electricity.
Walk the same streets as Lee Marvin, Paul Newman,
Jack Palance, Frank Sinatra, Kurt Russell,
Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman and more!

The road is paved to Mescal.

Miller Creek Trailhead
Camp area near Miller Creek Trailhead

Miller Creek Trailhead
12.5 miles past Mescal
Arizona Trail passes through Saguaro National Park...

Saguaro National Park
Rincon Peak Trail
Happy valley Saddle Camp
Rincon Peak

1.5 miles
4.4 miles
4.9 miles
8.1 miles

Turkey Creek
Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek Trailhead
13 miles past Mescal
Road 4408

NF Road 35
NF Road 35

NF Road 35
NF Road 35

Horses
Horses

If you continue to the end of Road#35
is private property. There is a sign granting
permission to pass and some basic rules.

DIRECTIONS:
I-10 a couple miles west of Benson.
Exit #297 towards Mescal
Keep going north past Mescal.
Coronado NF Road#35

NF Road 35
Camp Area on NF Road#35

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT

Camped here April 25, 2006
We were going to camp here April 6, 2007,
but there were obnoxious ATVs everywhere.
Probably don't want to camp here again.

Saguaro National Park
Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park
Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park is west from Mescal.
It is worth a visit... in the spring, flowers are
exploding, covering the desert with colors.

Also see: COCHISE STRONGHOLD
Also see:
COCHISE STRONGHOLD WEST
Also see:
CHIRICAHUA NATIONAL MONUMENT
Also see:
ORGAN PIPE CACTUS
Also see:
PAINTED ROCK PETROGLYPH
Also see:
TURKEY CREEK ROAD
Also see:
WHITEWATER DRAW

The Boneyard
The Boneyard
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is home to thousands
of outdated aeroplanes and helicopters mothballed by the
United States Air Force and other allied forces. The 2,600
acre facility is the size of 1,300 football pitches and sprawled
across the desert in Tucson, Arizona and houses the 309th
Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG)
This 60 year-old facility is America's only storehouse for
out-of-service aircraft.

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Free camping and campgrounds
ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST
MESCAL / ROAD 35