Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area, Safford

4.8
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area is a National Conservation Area located along the Gila River in southern Graham and Greenlee counties in southeastern Arizona in the United States of America. Administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the conservation area is approximately 23,000 acres (93 km2) in size. Campgrounds and hiking trails are available. The section of the Gila River that flows through the Gila Box is popular with white-water rafters and kayakers.

The Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area is located 20 miles northeast of Safford, Arizona in Graham and Greenlee Counties.
A visit to Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Safford tour itinerary site to plot your vacation.
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  • While we were camping in the area, we turned north on US Hwy 191 to go to the Gila Box Riparian Area. You'll head north and east on a well pave two-lane road for about 3 miles or so until you get to....  more »
  • Gila box is a bit of a drive out of town but it is a pleasant enough drive and the farther you go the better the scenery gets. The area doesn't seem to get a lot of visitors in late winter/early...  more »
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  • Amazing views and areas to explore with the kids. A great place to have a picnic and enjoy a lazy Saturday.
  • All good but the snakes. Beautiful and relaxing.

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