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Hayfield Draw Off-road Vehicle and Picnic Area

Motorized - ATV Trail
Entrance to Hayfield Draw OHV Area off of Highway 260. – USDA Forest Service

ADA Accessibility Notes

Picnic and restroom facilities at Hayfield Draw are accessible to people in wheelchairs.

Approximately 80 acres of motorized trails and cross-country areas for motorcycles and OHVs of less than 50-inches in width. Riding areas challenge skill levels from beginner tot to experienced adult. Please ride in the area most appropriate to your skill level to reduce the risk of accidents. The area where cross-country use is restricted is delineated by orange fiberglass posts. Each skill level area is marked with different colored fiberglass posts.

Tot Lot - White Posts - This area is only for the little riders as they learn the sport. No large machines please.

Beginner - Yellow Posts - For those who are learning to ride their OHV, this is a good location to practice basic skills like throttle control, shifting and braking.

Intermediate - Blue Posts - This area of gullies and tight turns is perfect for small machines and for practicing turns, clutch use and braking on any machine.

Experienced - Red Posts - This large area is designed for the most experienced rider. Note that the road at the back of this area is for emergency vehicles only.

Picnic Facilities:

• 3 Large Ramada’s
• 3 Small Ramada’s
• Vault Toilets
• 6 Pedestal Grills
• 1 Fire Ring
• Garbage Service
• 7 Picnic Tables

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6-feet, or confined to a vehicle or kennel at all times while visiting the Prescott National Forest.

Trail Distance

80 acres of motorized trails and open areas

Trail Rules and Restrictions

Open October 1 - May 31; Dawn to dusk (No overnight camping)

Fee: $5.00/vehicle (includes the trailer)

NOTE: Hayfield Draw closes due to wet weather to protect the trails and open areas from damage. If you hope to visit and want to make sure the site is open, please contact the Verde Ranger District at: 928-567-4121 between 8:30 and 4:30 Monday - Friday

• No overnight camping.
• Trails and cross-country areas are for vehicles 50" wide or less
• No full size 4 x 4 or Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV) over 50" wide
• All vehicles must have USFS approved spark arrestor in working condition
• All vehicles must meet Federal and State noise standards - AZ max. 96 dba
• Outside of the cross-country areas, riders must stay on designated trails

Trailhead Access and Parking

From I-17, exit on Highway 260 at Camp Verde. Hayfield Draw is 8 miles northwest of Camp Verde. The entrance is directly across from Old Highway 279. The parking area is large with plenty of room for trailer turn-around.

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