Flying W Group Day Use Area


Gila Box Riparian RNCA 711 14th Ave Safford, AZ 85546

32.88752, -109.47995

From Safford, travel approximately five miles east on U.S. Highway 70 to the town of Solomon and turn left onto Sanchez Road. Travel north for eight miles, crossing the bridge at the Gila River, to a Gila Box RNCA sign. Turn left onto that dirt road. Travel another 3.8 miles and take the right fork in the road. Travel 0.6 mile to another fork and turn right. Follow the signs at the next fork, turning right into the Riverview Campground. The picnic area, with its large W-shaped canopy, is just beyond the campground.


Flying W Group Day Use Area


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The Flying W site is perfect for family reunions and group activities. The large shaded structure has numerous picnic tables with grills nearby. It is located along the Gila River within the Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area (RNCA)