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Broken Arrow 4x4 Trail

Scenic and fun makes this one of the best trails in Arizona

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 4.1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview :  Although fairly short, this trail has to be considered one of the best in Arizona. It is extremely fun to drive and the red rock... more »

Tips:  Take a picnic lunch and stop along the way to enjoy the beautiful views. Temporary fire restrictions may be in effect. Always call... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Start Here

Pavement for Morgan Road ends. Follow road that says "NO OUTLET." You'll soon come to a parking lot for hikers on the left. Stay right to sign showing regulations. A bump has been created to stop cars from continuing..

2. Turn to See Devil's Dining Room

Trail continues to left. Road on right deadends at interesting "Devils Dining Room."

3. Stay Left

After several points where the trail splits into one-way section, you'll reach an important fork. Do not go right. This is a one-way trail that you'll drive on the way out. Stay left and you'll loop around in a clockwise direction.

4. Side Trip to Submarine Rock

Bear left here to take an interesting and more difficult side trip to Submarine Rock. Return to this spot and continue left around loop.

5. Entrance to One-Way Route

Stay left to visit beautiful "Chicken Point." On the right is an alternative one-way route you can drive on the way back. It has a difficult obstacle called the "Steps"and is the most interesting part of Broken Arrow. If the difficult does not appeal to you, you can return the same way you came in, a two-way route.

6. Chicken Point

Beautiful scenery at "Chicken Point." Turn around here and go back to Point #5. Then decide if you want to stay left and take the difficult one-way route, or stay right and go out the easier way you came in.

7. The Steps

Swing right at the bottom of "The Steps," and return to Point #3 you passed earlier. Bear left at Point #3 to return to start.