Eagle Eye Overnighter | 5 abandoned mines + millsite

Eagle Eye Overnighter | 5 abandoned mines + millsite

I head off to the base of the Harquahala Mountains for another overnight trip filled with abandoned mines. I’ll first check out the Snowball, Alaska, and Rainbow Mines on the west side of Eagle Eye Road, before camping out for…

Dragon Mine Ride | Abandoned Gold & Vanadium Mine near Wickenburg

Dragon Mine Ride | Abandoned Gold & Vanadium Mine near Wickenburg

We’re back in the desert southeast of Wickenburg for a ride to the old Dragon / Julia Mine. The 7 mile trail departs Castle Hot Springs Road and heads west over a variety of terrain to San Domingo Wash, and…

Mormon Lake to Apache Maid | North-Central AZ Special [Part 4]

Mormon Lake to Apache Maid | North-Central AZ Special [Part 4]

The final episode of the series takes me south from Mormon Lake to the Apache Maid & Stoneman Lake area. After following some scenic trails, I’ll make camp for the last night & explore a historic homestead — before returning…

3 Helpful Overlays for Trip Planning | Google Earth

3 Helpful Overlays for Trip Planning | Google Earth

With a little bit of downtime lately, we dive into Google Earth and some helpful information you can add on to help make trip planning & research easier. The 3 layers I talk about today show mine/prospect data, wilderness boundaries,…

AZ Peace Trail Special [Post-Trip / FAQ]

AZ Peace Trail Special [Post-Trip / FAQ]

With our recent trip on the Arizona Peace Trail now complete, we sit down to talk about some different things about our journey and about the Arizona Peace Trail in general. From planning, to maps, to campsites and other aspects…

AZ Peace Trail Special [Part 1]

AZ Peace Trail Special [Part 1]

We set out from Dateland as we begin our journey along the Arizona Peace Trail. After a quick stop at an old cabin, we cross the Palomas Plain — which offers big views and occasional washed out sections of trail.…

New AZOFFROAD Channel Intro

New AZOFFROAD Channel Intro

Welcome to our Youtube channel. Here at AZOFFROAD, we love getting out on offroad trails, camping, overlanding, and exploring abandoned historic sites all throughout Arizona. We also document our modifications to our ’94 Grand Cherokee we take on a lot…

Quick Trip to Blue Bell Mine

Quick Trip to Blue Bell Mine

After checking out DeSoto Mine in the nearby area, we made a quick detour to Blue Bell Mine — 5 miles north of Cleator. The trail gets rough close to the mine, but the footprint, and remnants left at the…

Agua Caliente Trail | Gila Bend, AZ

Agua Caliente Trail | Gila Bend, AZ

This long but easy trail begins in Arlington and winds southwest through the Gila Bend Mountains toward the ghost town of Agua Caliente. Along the way, you’ll be treated to great views of Saddle Mountain, 4th of July Butte, as…