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Butcher Jones Trail 463 | Hiking Arizona | Mountain Matron

Posted on October 17, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Butcher Jones Trail #463 | Hiking Arizona | Mountain Matron



E. Butcher Jones Beach Rd. Mesa, AZ 85215


This trail starts to the east side of Butcher Jones Beach and follows the silhouette of Saguaro Lake. A stunning desert landscape surrounded with mountainous views.



• Level: Easy

• Length: 5 miles round trip

• Type: Out and back

• Open: all year

• Permit: $6 Tonto Pass

• Conditions: Well Maintained

• Drive time from Phoenix: 1 hour

• Dogs: Trail Only – Not permitted on the Beaches

• Features: Swimming – Fishing – Day Hiking- Kayak - SUP

• Populated: light to moderate

• Vehicle Requirements: none

• Vault Toilet

• Picnic Ramada


Directions:

31 miles northeast of Mesa. From Mesa, travel 27 miles N on State Highway 87 to Bush Highway/Forest Road 204 -- turn right. Follow Bush Highway 2 miles to FR 166 -- turn left. Follow FR 166 for 2 miles to parking. Route is fully paved. Map



 

This trail is part of a recreation area and has great option for human-powered water sports. There are plenty of picnic tables, vault restrooms and parking to bring a couple friends. Grab your kayak, canoe, paddleboard or fishing rod for a great day outdoors in Arizona. Don't forget your Tonto Pass (Purchase at the nearest Walgreens or Quik Trip)


Disclosure: As with any outdoor activity you need to plan properly and adhere to all National, State and City ordinances. We only offer an insight to our own experiences and do not take any responsibility for you or any persons accompanying you on this or any outdoor recreation activities listed on this website or any other Mountain Matron Social Outlets.


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