Packsaddle Recreation Site

Near Chloride, Arizona

Packsaddle Recreation Site does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Packsaddle Recreation Site is located along the crest of the Cerbat Mountains, high above the old mining town of Chloride, Arizona. Located at a 6,000 foot elevation, this site is located in a picturesque woodland consisting of pinyon pine and juniper. Visitors here are treated to spectacular views of the surrounding valley and distant mountain ranges. This site features scenic vistas and shady respite from the hot desert floor.

This site features dispersed campgrounds, a vault toilet, and picnic areas. Nearby recreation opportunities include birdwatching, off-highway vehicle driving, and hunting. The Cherum Peak Trail is nearby for hiking.