June 1, 2018 to June 4, 2018
This will be a non-hosted, uncoordinated, quick paced trip covering approximately 685 miles in 4 days. There will be a stop each day and information on dump, water, etc. The first leg will cover 206 miles from the North Rim to Flagstaff. The second leg of 176 miles will bring you to the small town of Springerville, Arizona. Our first stop in New Mexico is Socorro and only a 155 mile drive for the day. We will be staying at a Walmart so you can stock up. The final leg is from Socorro to Las Cruces, a mere 146 mile drive, and the beginning of the New Mexico/Colorado Circuit.
FR 545 Dispersed Area, on west side of Highway 89, across from Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. The Walmart has signs up that say no overnight parking, but people do it anyway. There is also a Cracker Barrel in the same vicinity that does allow overnight parking.
Propane at Carter Travel Center, 7180 US 89
Propane at Tractor Supply, 2020 Historic East Route 66
Dump at Giant Conoco Gas Station, 2300 E. Butler Ave. (Only free dump in Flagstaff) There is also a fresh water spigot on the other side of the building.
33.37149, -111.57973 - Click on link to see Google Map
There is a rest area 14 miles east of Eagar that offers free overnight camping. We may also be able to park at the Safeway in Springerville, this information will be updated soon. Another camping option is the Lyman Lake State Park (928) 337-4441 between St. Johns and Springerville. They offer full hookups or electric/water only, with a dump station, and showers. Get there early and hike one of the three nearby trails. Reservations may be required for hookups, call ahead.
34.20627, -108.92110 - Click on link to see Google Map
Walmart, 700 6th St. N, (575) 838-1415
34.065023, -106.891037 - Click on link to see Google Map
Leasburg Dam State Park, 12712 State Park Road, Radium Springs, NM.
The beginning of the New Mexico/Colorado Circuit.
32.49422,-106.91891 - Click on link to see Google Map