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Vulture Mountain Recreation Area Roads

Project #: TT0491

Project Description

The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in cooperation with the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department and Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is underway with construction of Phase 1 of a multiphase project for the Vulture Mountains Recreational Area adjacent to Vulture Mine Road and south of Wickenburg. 

This project will improve access to and amenities within the County Park, with roadway improvements on Vulture Mine Road and within the park grounds.

Phase 1 includes constructing two new bridges, realigning Vulture Mine Road near the park entrance, building new park entry stations and roadways, and installing utilities.

Please note: Several of the current staging areas, recreation areas and trails will be closed to hikers, equestrians, vehicles, and campers during construction. 

To view/download the revised Vulture Trailhead access map, click here.

Public Exhibits

Town of Wickenburg Council Meeting December 5, 2022

Project Overview

Project Overview Map

Additional Information

For more information about Vulture Mountains Recreation Area, please visit:

Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department:

Bureau of Land Management:

For information about Title VI, please visit our information page.

Budget Last Updated: 9/6/2022
Phase FY23 FY24 FY25 FY26 FY27 Total Forecasted Budget
Scoping $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Design $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Construction $23,139,000 $1,024,000 $0 $0 $0 $24,163,000
Project Mini Map
Project Map (Aerial)

Project Info

Scoping Schedule: 2015-2016

Design Schedule: 2016-2022

Construction Schedule: 2022-2023

Project Phase

Current Phase: Construction

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