|Facilities: There are no facilities provided at Spencer Trail. Gas, food, and lodging can be found in Apache Junction.|
Best Time To Visit: Spencer Trail is open spring through fall, depending on the weather.
Fees: No fee is charged.
Rules: Neither motorized or mechanized transport are permitted on this trail. The maximum group size is 15; the maximum amount of saddle or pack animals of any kind is 15 per group.
Directions: To reach Spencer Trail from Apache Junction, travel east on U.S. Highway 60 to the Queen Valley road turn-off. Turn left and follow this paved road for 2 miles to where the Hewitt Station Road 357 branches off to the right (and turns to gravel). Follow this road for 3 miles to the JF Road 172 turn-off, turn left and follow this road 8 miles to the junction with the Roger Trough Road 172A. (Note: These roads are sometimes washed out; drive with care!). Bear right and follow this very rough road to its intersection with Forest Road 650. Take Forest Road 650 east to the trailhead. 4WD vehicles are required.
Map: Click here for a map to Spencer Trail
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted for Spencer Trail.