Camping in Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness

 

Dos Cabezas

 

The 11,700-acre Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness lies 20 miles east of Willcox and seven miles south of Bowie, Arizona in Cochise County. The wilderness consists of the rugged slopes of the Dos Cabezas Mountains, with elevations ranging from 4,080 feet to 7,500 feet. This range allows for a variety of plant and animal life as well as excellent recreation opportunities. Visitors will find a diverse terrain of steep mountain slopes, granite outcroppings and vegetated canyon floors.

 

 

Contact Information:

Bureau of Land Management

Safford Field Office

711 14th Avenue

Safford, AZ 85546

928.348.4400

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Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness

 

The wilderness consists of the rugged slopes of the Dos Cabezas Mountains, with elevations ranging from 4,080 feet to 7,500 feet.

 

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The wilderness consists of the rugged slopes of the Dos Cabezas Mountains, with elevations ranging from 4,080 feet to 7,500 feet. This range allows for a variety of plant and animal life as well as excellent recreation opportunities. Visitors will find a diverse terrain of steep mountain slopes, granite outcroppings and vegetated canyon floors. This rugged and remote environment provides a rich wilderness experience. The Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness provides outstanding opportunities for hiking, backpacking, camping, rock scrambling and sightseeing. Sightseeing from the higher mountains and ridges offer outstanding long distance views of Sulphur Springs and San Simon valleys and numerous mountain ranges.

 

Several developed and natural springs in the wilderness provide water for the abundant wildlife. White-tailed and mule deer, mountain lions, golden eagles, bald eagles and many other animals inhabit the Dos Cabezas Mountains. The beautiful and unusual collared lizard may be found in the upper portions of Buckeye Canyon. The peregrine falcon, a state and federally listed endangered species, migrates through the area. The majority of the wilderness contains mountain shrub, desert shrub and riparian vegetation.

 

The 11,700-acre Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness lies 20 miles east of Willcox and seven miles south of Bowie, Arizona in Cochise County.

 

Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area

 

Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area is the access point to the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness.

 

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Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area is the access point to the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness. Consisting of the rugged slopes of the Dos Cabezas Mountains, elevations range from 4,080 feet to 7,500 feet, allowing for a variety of plant and animal life, as well as excellent recreational opportunities. Visitors will find a diverse terrain consisting of steep mountain slopes, granite outcroppings and vegetated canyon floors. This rugged and remote environment provides a rich wilderness experience. The Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness provides outstanding opportunities for hiking, backpacking, camping, rock scrambling and sightseeing. Sightseeing from the higher mountains and ridges offer outstanding long distance views of Sulphur Springs, San Simon Valley and numerous other mountain ranges.

 

Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area is administered by the Bureau of Land Management, Safford Field Office. Many uses occur in this beautiful setting located south of Bowie, Arizona. The Surrounding mountains provide picnickers, hikers and hunters with a glorious view of the unique rock formations in the mountains. Facilities consist of 5 picnic tables and a newly constructed vault toilet is available. Camping is also available in undeveloped sites.

 

Access: Indian Bread Rocks Picnic Area is the access point to the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness. The Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness consists of 11,700 acres and lies 20 miles east of Willcox and 7 miles south of Bowie, Arizona in Cochise County.