Southern Arizona Peace Trail Adventure - Itinerary

Get ready for an unforgettable three-day adventure on the Southern Arizona Peace Trail! Here's a detailed itinerary for your exciting journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes Arizona has to offer:

Day 1: Friday, November 8

  • 7:00 AM: Enjoy a hearty breakfast at Don’s Cactus Bar to fuel up for the day's adventure.
  • 8:00 AM: Embark on your journey as the ride departs from Don's Cactus Bar in Salome, Arizona.
  • Approximately 130+ Miles: The trail will lead you to Wellton, Arizona, as you traverse iconic desert terrain.
  • Check-in: Arrive at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wellton for a comfortable night's rest.
  • 7:00 PM: Indulge in a delicious dinner at The Hive.

Day 2: Saturday, November 9

  • 7:00 AM: Begin your day with a satisfying continental breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:00 AM: Hit the trail once again, making your way to Quartzsite, Arizona.
  • Approximately 170+ Miles: Your route will take you through Martinez Lake, Red Cloud Mine, Cibola, and finally to Quartzsite.
  • Check-in: Arrive at the Super 8 in Quartzsite for a restful night's sleep.
  • 7:00 PM: Delight in dinner at Silly Al's, a perfect way to end your day of adventure.

Day 3: Sunday, November 10

  • 7:00 AM: Savor a continental breakfast at the hotel before your day's journey.
  • 8:00 AM: Depart from Quartzsite, beginning your route back to Wenden, Arizona.
  • Approximately 50+ Miles: Experience the final leg of your adventure as you pass through Bouse and make your way back to Wenden.
  • Lunch on the Trail: Remember to pack your own lunch and drinks to keep energized throughout the day.

End of the Adventure:

  • After an incredible journey covering approximately 350 miles in total, you'll return to Wenden.
  • Your adventure concludes, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Event Details:

  • Date: November 8-10, 2024
  • Duration: 3 days/4 nights
  • Start Location: Wenden, AZ (Free Camping at Clarke's Land on Thursday, November 7)
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Don's Cactus Bar
  • Drivers Meeting: 6:00 PM at Don's Cactus Bar

Hotel Accommodations:

  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wellton (Friday Night)
  • Super 8 Quartzsite (Saturday Night)
  • Note: Thursday night features free camping at Clarke's Land.


  • Breakfasts and dinners are provided on each day of the adventure, ensuring you're fueled for the journey.
  • A continental breakfast is included in your hotel accommodations.
  • Lunch on Sunday should be packed for the trail, ensuring you're ready for the day's ride.

Join the Adventure and Create Lasting Memories

As you embark on this incredible journey through the Southern Arizona Peace Trail, you'll be treated to breathtaking landscapes, challenging trails, camaraderie with fellow UTV enthusiasts, and the satisfaction of completing an epic off-road adventure. Don't miss out on this limited opportunity to explore Arizona's beauty in an unforgettable way. Use the Menu option at the top on your mobile device for event details, location information, and registration. See you there!