Motorized use on non-motorized routes is prohibited. great trail for a quick trip in a jeep. To use the OHV trail, you just had to get a permit. The printed permit includes six months of gate code combinations to unlock the access gates to the Bulldog Canyon OHV area. Secondary Number: The first part was fairly easy. These two hills turn an easy trail into moderate, in my opinion. do not need a permit. Golf. After we got the permit, we drove to Bulldog Canyon, opened the gate with our code, and Trudy experienced her first (well, I’m pretty sure it was her first. Usery, access point 2, is three quarters of a mile north of Usery Mountain Regional Park. Requires a pass that can be obtained free from Tonto NF website or in person at the district ranger office. 1009 E. Hwy 260 Bulldogs en andere honden en puppies kopen of verkopen doe je via Marktplaats! 62 Restaurants within 0.75 miles. Scottsdale, AZ 85262 Oct.,March 2018, March, April 2019 It a 14day stay at Bill Dog Canyon with 4 gates different area gates..You have to get gate code and permit from Forest Service in Mesa,AZ. The toughest point is ~mile 7-8, as the trail turns back toward the wash you've been following, the trail takes a steep decline and its pretty well worn out and eroded. (928) 474-7900, Tonto Basin Ranger District CONSIDERATIONS •Obtain a permit from the District Ranger prior to entry into Bulldog Canyon •Operate vehicles only on roads designated as open by brown fiberglass vertical makers. Bulldog Canyon is a 8 mile popular dirt/gravel road trail located near Apache Junction Arizona. Went labor day weekend and it was great, almost no one on the trails. My plan was enter from Wolverine and exit Blue Point. They will provide map of area. Permits are good for a period of 6 months from date of purchase and can be renewed as long as the permit holder has not received any citations for violation of the area and permit use rules. Bulldog Canyon Trailhead Information. No motorized vehicles allowed once you get to the actual hiking trail. Every person operating a motorized vehicle in a Tonto Motorized Vehicle Permit Area must have: Tonto National Forest Off-Highway Vehicle Permits can only be obtained from Recreation.gov. Bulldog Canyon - Hard but worth it. Effective March 19, each OHV operator, age 16 or older, needs a permit on hand while riding in the Bulldog Canyon OHV area. (480) 595-3300, Globe Ranger District Scenic and has a couple nice hills that require a lift and larger tires, but besides that it is just insanely Rocky and bumpy. Email. My goal was to drive the entire 9 mile length of Bulldog Canyon and exit north of here near Salt River. 7680 S. Six Shooter Canyon Rd. We started at the Blue Point gate and made our way out to Dutchman, about 2-3 hours out and back to Blue Point. Bulldog Canyon is a valley in Utah and has an elevation of 6070 feet. ATTRACTIONS Road passes through the Goldfield Mountains and parts of the Sonoran Desert. Obtain a free six-month permit, for 6 people (per household), from the Mesa Ranger District office 5140 E. Ingram St. Mesa, Arizona 85205 (or request permit online) prior to entry into Bulldog Canyon. 4x4's and quads on 1st wide sandy section. (928) 402-6200 4low2go Published December 1, 2020 15 Views. Great place to ride horses and possibly see wild horses! Campground Overview: The Bulldog Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle Area is located on the Tonto National Forest south of the Lower Salt River Recreation Area and includes numerous roads through the Goldfield Mountains and parts of the Sonoran Desert. Took me 10 minutes to figure out how to unlock and open the gate, but I did it. Phoenix, Arizona 85006 A stock vehicle can make it most of the way. Virtual Services Offered by phone and email. Good for running, hiking, camping, biking and off-road driving. Bulldog Canyon - Again There are at least five gated, vehicular access points to Bulldog Canyon. Passengers not operating … Driving off-road is prohibited on the Tonto National Forest. Canyon Gate Country Club . Please note that this is different from past permits, where up to five additional household members were allowed to be added to one permit; “household permits” have been discontinued. Definitely planning to head back there as soon as it cools down. rocky and bumpy. The 2 miles from 3554 to blue point gate was easy, but from wolverine entrance to 3554 it is very rocky and rutted. Bulldog Canyon is a 23.5 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mesa, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Each Tonto OHV Permit is issued to a single person and covers use in all motorized vehicle permit areas on the Tonto. Current trail map and GPS points for OHV riding and camping at Bulldog Canyon OHV Area in Arizona. Chef Marc's Trattoria (71) 11 min $$ - $$$ Italian. (Includes AZ trails information for ATV and motorcycle use) Beautiful scenery! The parking lot had a large vehicle gate leading out to a dirt road in the desert - Bulldog Off Highway Vehicle Area. Mostly bumpy, but not too crazy. Paper copies are no longer available at the District Office as of March 19, 2020. Beautiful!! The access gate is locked and a combination and pass are required to enter. Bulldog Canyon has been maintained, but it is difficult to anticipate the shape of of it due to erosion. Passengers do not need a permit, and non-motorized uses such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, etc. When you get to the bifurcation, we did right first, then the left. Just soooooooo bumpy!!!!! We camped over night and really enjoyed it. 5 rumbles. The gate is on the east side of the road, tucked behind a blind curve on Usery Pass. 28079 N. Az Hwy 188 Bulldog Canyon via FR3554 is a 10 mile round trip hike with 1,534 feet accumulated elevation gain. Fun trail close to East valley! You will need a special, free permit to access this trail. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. A permit was required to get the gate opened but we took care of all the necessary paperwork dir. Each access gate is locked, and you need a permit for the lock combination. A permit to access the area via OHV is available from the Mesa Ranger Station at 5140 E. Ingram Street in Mesa. Campers! The access point is about 600 feet ahead. Exit US 60 Superstition Freeway at SR 88 Apache Trail, Continue northeast on SR 88 Apache Trail approximately 3 miles to Hackamore Road, North on Hackamore Road approximately 1.5 miles to the access point. Guide to Arizona Backroads & 4-Wheel-Drive Trails 3 rd Edition. Bulldog Canyon. Each Tonto OHV Permit is issued to a single person and covers use in all motorized vehicle permit areas on the Tonto. Rumble — After reading about a trail here locally just inside Tonto National Forest, we decided to check it out. Most of the trail is rocky but easy. No description for Bulldog Canyon trail has been added yet! Bulldog Canyon is part of the "Great Western Trail" in Arizona, traveling through the Tonto National Forest's Goldfield Mountains and Sonoran Desert. 24 hours, Cave Creek Ranger District The online process will include a $6 administrative fee to cover the cost of operating the online service. Obtain a free six month permit, for 6 people (per household), from the Mesa Ranger District office or by visiting. However, even with a 4-wheel drive vehicle, the road is almost impassable in places. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. We have stayed there in a 25ft and 30ft Class A motorhome.. To reserve a permit, go to Rec.gov and follow prompts to purchase and then print the permit. Bulldog Canyon is a 14.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mesa, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. 3 Other Attractions within 0.75 miles. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (219) 14 min $$$$ American. Bulldogs te koop aangeboden en gezocht. Nice trail for vehicles without lockers, some clearance required but not much, TRAIL IS CLOSED FOR FIRE DANGER as of 11/5/20. Non-motorized routes are also located within the Bulldog Canyon area, and are marked as such. A few offshoot trails to explore and lots of dispersed camping spots. This access point can be hidden from vegetation and comes up quick! You can get a free access permit and the gate code from the Tonto National Forest District Office in Mesa if you intend to use a motor vehicle. 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