Gardner Canyon For ATV Riding

The 41st most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Arizona.

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Southeast of Tucson and northwest of Sonoita in the Coronado National Forest, the Gardner Canyon area has 18 miles of OHV routes open to ATV riding. There are numerous side roads to explore, including many difficult ones. Make sure to stay on numbered roads.

To reach the Gardner Canyon area from Tucson, head east on US10 to Exit #281. Head south on SR83 for about 21 miles. Turn right heading west on Gardner Canyon Road for about 6 miles to the signed trailhead.

Overall, Gardner Canyon is the 41st most popular ATV riding trail of all 42 ATV trails in Arizona.


Local Contact(s):  Coronado National Forest (520)281-2296; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816; Tucson Rough Riders Club (

Recommended Book:  "Arizona 4WD Trails" from Charles Wells

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Primative Roadside Campsites

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Congress, Tucson

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Gardner Canyon ATV Trails Review

GPS:  31.720299, -110.751321

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  8/14/2016

ID:  21840

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