Temporal Gulch Trail is a 12.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Patagonia, AZ that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and off road driving and is accessible year-round.
off road driving
Directions from Patagonia: Drive north out of Patagonia on 1st Avenue and continue 2.5 miles to the National Forest boundary. The road becomes Forest Road 72. Follow Road 72 for 4 or 5 miles, depending on the condition of the road. Usually this route is passable by passenger cars to the Forest Road 72/Forest Road 72A. Walk 2.5 miles up Forest Road 72, now a rough jeep track, headed toward Walker Basin to the 595 trailhead. The Temporal Gulch Trail stays with the stream bed.