Updated: Mar 31, 2021
Planning a getaway can seem daunting when you have a tight time constraint. You want an epic weekend getaway to totally refresh and rejuvenate, but figuring out the details can seem a bit overwhelming. Pin Drop Travel Trailers take the stress out of camping (no tents, an actual kitchen, a real bed) while still giving you that off-the-grid experience you crave. For a quick weekend jaunt, check out a micro-adventure. These sites are all within an hour of a pick-up location and open to dispersed camping. All you need to do is choose which one you want to explore and set out.
Proximity to the Tonto National Forest makes Globe, Arizona an ideal pick-up destination for anyone looking to spend some time in this vast expanse of wilderness. Full of gorgeous mountains, cavernous canyons, and tranquil rivers, the Tonto National Forest is truly an underrated gem in the state of Arizona. Happy camping!
HZ Wash: Positioned near the Salt River in the Tonto National Forest, these undeveloped sites are perfect for a quick getaway. Fires and pets are allowed, the river has fishing access, and there is easy access to plenty of recreation opportunities. You're right in the heart of the Tonto National Forest, stately peaks and brilliant colors surrounding you. Distance from Globe: 30 minutes.
Eucalyptus Wash: On the Salt River in the Tonto National Forest, Eucalyptus Wash is great for water recreation and wildlife viewing. These sites are near the HZ Wash, so you can choose whichever is open or seem more appealing. Accessible toilets and a few available trash receptacles make for a really convenient dispersed camping experience. For a fun day trip, check out the Salt River Canyon nearby. You'll be rewarded with the rugged beauty and sheer scenic grandeur that Arizona is well-known for. Distance from Globe: 30 minutes.
Sawmill Flats: Breathtaking views from your campsite are a guarantee at this stunning spot. It's usually fairly secluded, making for a perfectly quiet retreat. Due to the elevation, this spot can get a little chilly in the winter months, so pack accordingly. This primitive yet scenic area is well-equipped for mountain biking, hiking, fishing, climbing, and tons of other outdoor activities. It's a great spot to immerse yourself in nature and really get off the grid for a little bit. Distance from Globe: One hour.
Rose Creek: Sandwiched between the Sierra Ancha and Salome Wilderness areas, Rose Creek Campground is smack dab in the middle of some of Arizona's spectacular backcountry. Another scenic camping area, these sites are perfect for hikers or wildlife lovers. Nearby trails and complete immersion in the wilderness make this area a true "offline" destination. Temperatures can drop to the teens in the winter here, be sure to pack warm clothes. Distance from Globe: One hour.
Pioneer Pass: Just south of Globe near Pinal Peak this quaint campground offers some spectacular camping. Under the shade of the trees and among the nearby mountains, this is an amazing place to see wildlife, do some hiking, or relax in nature. Firepits are available at some sites and vaulted toilets are nearby. Fire grills and picnic tables make for easy meals. Simple camping with high rewards, these sites are awesome for a quick getaway. Distance from Globe: 15 minutes.
Next time you want a phenomenal getaway in nature but don't want to deal with the hassle of tent camping, check out one of these destinations in a Pin Drop Travel Trailer. Adventure, coming your way.