Coyote Buttes South

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Coyote Buttes South is a 25.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near One Mile, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and off road driving.

DISTANCE
25.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1259 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

hiking

off road driving

wildlife

off trail

no shade

Hikers and photographers must get permits to visit the magnificent and famous formations in Coyote Buttes. A permit to go to CBSouth is a ticket to adventure, featuring an exciting drive on remote roads of an off road wilderness. The Bureau of Land Management issues permits for twenty individuals per day. Coyote Buttes South does not have a famous highlight like the Wave but it is more of an adventure. Access is by remote high-clearance, four-wheel drive roads. There are no hiking trails or routes once you get there. The teepee is the most common formation in Coyote Butte South. The coloration of the formations is also quite unusual, featuring a strong yellow color, with typical variations of red or brown. There are no facilities. You must bring in your own water and pack out all your trash.

16 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

This was an amazing place to explore! I could not walk 10 ft without having to stop to take another photo. You deff need 4x4 to get here. Also lots of walking in deep sand in some areas. Well worth it though!