Mt. Peeley is at an elevation of 7030 feet. The panoramic views during the drive are spectacular as you drive through the Mazatzal Mountains. The sunset coming down the mountain are simply breathtaking!
The top of Mt. Ord is a great spot for sunset watching and offers excellent stargazing and astronomy photography. There are breathtaking panoramic views of both the Mogollon Rim and Roosevelt Lake. This drive is ideal for out-of-town visitors on the go or in-laws in need of entertainment.
Take a trip with Private Jeep Excursions to explore the majestic Mogollon Rim, Promontory Butte, Rim Lakes, and other historic attractions on the plateau. The Mogollon Rim is a geological feature 200 miles long cutting across the state of Arizona. During this scenic drive atop the rim we will stop at a number of overlook vista points to take in the expansive sights. Often seen are family of Elk grazing along the rim. The sunsets up on the rim are breathtaking! We will also explore one of the more remote rim lakes. At this elevation you will enjoy temperatures 20 to 30 degrees cooler than the Phoenix area.
Aztec Peak is a fire lookout at an elevation of 7,694 ft above the sea level, located in the Tonto National Forest, in central Arizona, USA. It’s the highest point of the Sierra Ancha Wilderness area. This off-road trail twist and turns up through beautiful forests and canyons. It takes you to the top of the Workman Creek Falls. There is a watchtower you can climb up giving you stunning views from the vista point atop of Aztec Peak. There are many side trails and hikes to explore within the Sierra Ancha Wilderness area.
The Horseshoe Dam is just 25 miles outside the beautiful town of Cave Creek. The dam is 1,500 feet long, 144 feet high. This dam is unique because there is a walking path which allows you to get behind the water flowing over the dam. You can get very close to the water below the dam which cascades down into a beautiful multi-tiered waterfall flowing over large rocks. The views are stunningly beautiful when there is a release of water happening. Just below Horseshoe Dam is some of Arizona’s best fishing.
Bulldog Canyon is part of the “Great Western Trail” in Arizona, traveling through the Tonto National Forest’s Goldfield Mountains and Sonoran Desert. It offers incredible views of the nearby Superstition Mountains and is home to some of Arizona’s most infamous legends.
Join us on a hike down into Cottonwood Canyon to explore the fascinating petroglyphs left behind by the Hohokam Indians. Discover their images of spirals, lizards, animals, and human figures.
The Apache Falls is hidden within the beautiful Salt River Canyon. Apache Falls is a fantastic trip because of the amount of water flowing over the falls especially after a snow-melt. You can jump from the top of the falls into the river below. Taking a hike upstream from the falls is both very scenic and beautiful.
Exploring around the historic Sheep Bridge area offers lots of fun adventures. On the north side of the river there is hidden within dense reeds a hot springs to soak in. There are many opportunities for hiking along this beautiful stretch of the Verde River and swimming in the summer months.
The Rolls at Saguaro Lake off-road route passes through the Sonoran Desert landscape and contains a section of the Great Western Trail. The highest elevation point along this route is 2560 feet. From the main Bush Highway entrance to this trail it is a 12.1 mile drive to reach the off-road access areas (coves) of Saguaro Lake. There are 4 coves to choose from to swim at.