Via Google Earth showing the old Verde Ranch surrounded by the river
Google Earth showing the the Wildlife area compared to highway 89 and the city Paulden AZ
The hike down from the Verde Ranch trailhead to the old ranch
Take the Verde Ranch Rd from Hwy89 in Paulden, AZ. Simply follow the road and take no turns
Cross the railroad track
Once you see this sign drive on the dirt road beyond this sign and about 5 miles. Simple stay on the main road until the parking log. it is a primitive road with some high rocks. A high clearance vehicle helps.
Verde River trailhead parking lot. Park and begin the walk. The road down is to the right of my truck. Primitive camping is allowed at this lot.
This gate is locked at all times
The gate everyone used to walk into the park. From this spot is a 1/2 mile hike down to the river
The road ahead drops down to the river
The park bathrooms