West of Prescott, the 400 acre Alto Pit ATV Area is a popular area to ride through ponderosa pine forest which is open to ATV riding. There is a 13-acre cross country area open to ATVs and trail bikes, 8 miles of designated trails for ATVs.
The ATV riding at Alto Pit is located 4 miles west of Prescott on Iron Springs Road. There should be signs for the trailhead and the parking area is on the right. There is a small user fee to use this area.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding on Forest Service roads is limited to ATVs that have a valid license plate.
Overall, Alto Pit ATV Area is the 17th most popular ATV riding trail of all 42 ATV trails in Arizona.