America's Scenic Byways

The Gila-Pinal Scenic Road was designated a scenic road on June 20, 1986, by the Arizona Department of Transportation. The route travels throughout the Sonoran Desert life zone at the desert floor and moves upward through four biotic communities.

Forest Service Point of Contact

John Scaggs
Tonto National Forest
john.scaggs@usda.gov

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website