Near Mesa in the Tonto National Forest, the Bulldog Canyon OHV Area is a popular ATV riding area.
There are several access points for the Bulldog Canyon OHV Area. Access #1- Forest Road (FR) 10, north entrance: This access point is reached through the Lower Salt River Recreation Area. From Mesa: Travel east for 7 miles on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to Power Road/ Bush Hwy/Forest Road (FR) 204 and turn north. Follow Bush Hwy. for approximately 13 miles to the FR 10 junction with FR 204 west of the bridge at Blue Point Recreation Site.
Access #2- Forest Road (FR) 3554, west entrance: This entrance is 0.75 mile north of Usery Pass Country Park. From Mesa, travel east 10 miles on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to the Ellsworth exit. Follow Ellsworth approximately 8 miles to Forest Road (FR) 3554 and turn right. Access #3- Forest Road (FR) 10, south entrance: This access point is reached from Apache Junction. From Mesa: Travel 15 miles east on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to the Idaho Street exit. Follow Idaho Street north 4.5 miles to McKellips. Turn right on McKellips and travel 0.5 mile to the Wolverine Pass Road and turn left. Follow it for almost a mile and turn right on Tonto Road. Travel north on Tonto Road for 0.25 mile to Cactus and turn left. Follow Cactus to McDowell Road and follow it to FR 10 gate.