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Four Peaks Road to Rooselvelt Lake
Route: From Mesa, take SR 87 to Four Peaks Rd. (FR 143). Remain on FR 143 to SR 188, go north on 188 to SR 87, turn south and return to the Valley.
Drive Time: FR 143; 3 to 4 hrs, total 6 hrs.
Scenery: Very scenic, although, in 1996, the Lone Fire burned thousands of acres on and around the peaks.
Caution: 4X4 is required on FR 143 after the Ballentine Trail. Erosion has damaged area trails, use them with great caution. Acquire latest trail information.
Season: Year-round, but closed during heavy snows.
Warning: One of the highest concentrations of black bears in Arizona. Campers, hikers and picnickers take appropriate precautions with food storage.
Tonto National Forest
Tonto Basin Ranger District: 928-467-3200
Mesa Ranger District: 480-610-3300
Arizona Department of Transportation
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