Phon D Sutton

Coon Bluff Recreation Area


NOTE: The Tonto Pass is required ($6 for the day). You can purchase passes at the Circle K on the corner of McKellips Rd and Power Road. You can also find Tonto passes at Big 5 stores, hiking stores, some Danny's stores, etc. (Tonto Pass Vendors)

Directions

From Phoenix, there are two recommended routes to the Coon Bluff/Phon D Sutton event site.

Route #1

From Phoenix, you can take the 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) east to Power Road exit 23A. Turn north onto Power Road and continue approximately 4 miles to a point were the road makes a sharp bend to the east. Approximately 2.8 miles past the bend is the turnoff to the Phon D. Sutton parking area. Turn left onto Phon D Sutton road (look for an orange and white orienteering sign on the north side of the road) and continue approximately 1 mile to the event site.

Route #2

Take US 60 (the Superstition Freeway) east to the exit for AZ-202 North (exit 190). Take AZ-202 North 5.7 miles to the exit for East McDowell Road (exit 23B). Take the East McDowell Road exit then turn left onto McDowell Road. Travel west on McDowell Road for 0.3 miles to Power Road. Turn north onto Power Road and continue approximately 4 miles to a point were the road makes a sharp bend to the east. Approximately 2.8 miles past the bend is the turnoff to the Phon D. Sutton parking area. Turn left onto Phon D Sutton road (look for an orange and white orienteering sign on the north side of the road) and continue approximately 1 mile to the event site.

Maps

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Route #1
Coon Bluff/Phon D Sutton via the Red Mountain Freeway
Route #1
Coon Bluff/Phon D Sutton via the Superstition Freeway