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Redfield Canyon Wilderness - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Willcox, AZ 85643, USA

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About Redfield Canyon Wilderness

The Redfield Canyon Wilderness (6,600 acres) is in southeastern Arizona. It is a narrow red-walled chasm suitable for hiking during the spring and fall seasons. Tall cliffs pocked with eroded caves and strewn with boulders, Redfield Canyon offers the visitor a variety of recreational opportunities. It became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964.

Attractions Near Redfield Canyon Wilderness

Muleshoe Ranch
Muleshoe Ranch13.2km from Redfield Canyon Wilderness

The Muleshoe Ranch was established in 1878 by Henry Black and his family in Northeastern Stephens County along the banks of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River. This ranch is home to horned Hereford and Angus cattle. Wildlife on the ranch includes whitetail deer, wild turkey and Bobwhite quail. Currently, the ranch is owned and operated by the 5th generation.

Galiuro Wilderness
Galiuro Wilderness16.18km from Redfield Canyon Wilderness

The 76,317-acre Galiuro Wilderness encompasses the mid to upper slopes of the mountains as they rise from golden grasslands, through dense thickets of evergreen oak, to stands of ponderosa pine. The mountains support vegetation varying from semidesert grasslands through pinion, juniper, oak, and brush to mixed conifers and even aspens in the higher elevations. A variety of wildlife can be found in the Galiuro Wilderness, including large mammals.

San Pedro Valley
San Pedro Valley22.84km from Redfield Canyon Wilderness

The San Pedro Valley of western Cochise County Arizona, is a 50-mile-long , mostly north–south valley, trending northwesterly. It drains from the state of Sonora, Mexico, through Benson, Arizona, and the southeast of the Rincon Mountains. It is a good trekking location and also there are so many other peisure opportunities too.

Coronado National Forest
Coronado National Forest34.98km from Redfield Canyon Wilderness

The Coronado National Forest is a United States National Forest that includes an area of about 1.78 million acres spread throughout mountain ranges in southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico. The national forest is divided into five ranger districts, which are not contiguous; each consists of multiple sky island mountain ranges.

Rincon Mountains
Rincon Mountains36.21km from Redfield Canyon Wilderness

Rincon Mountains are a significant mountain range east of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, in the United States. The Rincon Mountains are one of five mountain ranges surrounding the Tucson valley. One of the beautiful and greenish places in Pima county.

Peppersauce Cave
Peppersauce Cave39.2km from Redfield Canyon Wilderness

Peppersauce Cave is a limestone cave found in the Santa Catalina Mountains approximately ten miles south of Oracle, Arizona. Peppersauce is frequented by about 23,000 visitors every year and contains approximately one mile of mapped passages. The cave has been subject to vandalism and heavy littering for over fifty years.

Where is Redfield Canyon Wilderness

Discover More Attractions in Graham County, Where Redfield Canyon Wilderness Is Located

Graham County
Graham County
27 attractions

Graham County is a county in the southeastern part of the U.S. state. Today, the area's natural wonders attract city dwellers seeking adventure and relaxation - backpacking through Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness, hiking alongside Bonita Creek, floating down the Gila River, fishing on Roper Lake, or relaxing in natural mineral hot springs.