Humbug and Tule Creek directions
Take I-17 north to Carefree Highway. Go west on State Route 74. Take a right after mile marker 19 onto Castle Hot Springs Road into Lake Pleasant regional Park. The road will intersect about 3 miles. Turn left. Set your trip meter to 0.00 when the dirt road starts.
|2.2 miles||Bridge over Castle creek|
|2.8 miles||Turn right, the road straight will take you to Castle Hot Springs resort, well worth seeing.|
|5.4 miles||Right turn.||5.8 miles||Left turn. N 33* 58' 11.0" W 112* 16' 32.6" Stay to the right at any forks or left turns.|
|6.6 miles||Stay to the right. Left will take you to Humbug creek but you can no longer get across. Check out the dam downstream a bit if you go this way.|
|7.8 miles||Humbug creek. Use road to the right and turn left and drive up creek.|
|8.0 miles||Cross Humbug creek|
|8.2 miles||Stay right and keep staying right until you come to a good size road coming in from the right.|
|10.3 miles||Road coming in from the right. I will call this Humbug creek rd. Turn left. N 33* 59" 39.5" W 112* 16' 53.7"|
|Humbug Creek||Tule Creek|
|10.5 miles||Reset trip meter to 0.00 continue straight||10.5 miles||Turn right|
|0.1 miles||Stay right||11.6 miles||cross Tule creek|
|0.6 miles||Stay right||11.8 miles||Turn left, go through gate.|
|0.7 miles||Right will take you to West side of Tule creek.||12.2 miles||Tule Riprian Area N 34* 00' 18.2"
W 112* 16' 16.6"
|1.2 miles||Turn left N 34* 00' 33.1" W 112* 17' 21.4"||Return to Humbug creek rd.(10.5 miles). Take a right and reset your trip meter to 0.00 to continue to Humbug creek.|
|1.4 miles||Turn right follow road down to creek. Cross the creek and turn up creek|
|1.9 miles||Hidden road on the right and just up creek a road on the left. Take the left.|
|2.1 miles||Back in the creek. Drive up creek and turn right when you see an abandonded truck.
N 34* 00'
53.0" W 112* 17' 47.0"