Spring Canyon Picnic Area

A small developed picnic area near a mesquite grove along the Gila River within the Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area (RNCA).

Adventure is at Your Fingertips

Geographic Coordinates

32.8922, -109.4921


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 and travel 3.1 miles to the Spring Canyon Picnic Area.