Rucker Tex Canyon #74 Scenic Drive

NM,AZ US Forest Service

Rucker Tex Canyon #74 Scenic Drive

This Forest Drive takes you up and over the southern reaches of the Chiricahua Mountains providing access to scenic canyon country, an old military camp and ranch, and several forest camps and trails....[more]





From Douglas, take Leslie Canyon Road north. Stay on the main road, which becomes Forest Road 74, for 38 miles. From Tucson, take I-10 east 72 miles to US 191. Turn right (south) and drive 29 miles to the turnoff to dry Rucker Lake bed. Turn left (east) and drive 17 miles to the Forest boundary, where the road becomes FR 74. From this point, you can turn left to dry Rucker Lake bed (6 miles one way) or continue into Tex Canyon along FR 74 for 17 miles to US 80.

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