Tonto National Forest’s Saguaro Cactus to Ponderosa Pine Forests.


Tonto National Forest Passes

Explore Arizona’s Tonto National Forest. From Saguaro cactus deserts to ponderosa pine-covered mountains, almost 3 million acres of extraordinary beauty and diversity await. Read our related drives to help plan your adventure.

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The Tonto Pass Program changed on January 1, 2016.

The Tonto Upgrade Pass has been replaced by the Tonto Discovery Pass which is $80 per year. The Senior Tonto Discovery Pass is $60 per year. Currently, these passes are only sold at Tonto National Forest offices and entrances. Info: Tonto National Forest website.

The following list of Picnic Sites can be accessed with an America the Beautiful Annual Pass — no Discovery Pass needed.

Cave Creek: Needle Rock, Rattlesnake • Mesa: Yellow Cliffs, Acacia Picnic, Blue Point, Boulder Picnic, Butcher Jones Picnic, Coon Bluff, Goldfield RAP, Granite Reef, Laguna, Palo Verde, Pebble Beach, Phon D. Sutton Picnic, Phon D. Sutton RAP, Saguaro Del Norte Picnic, Sheep Crossing, Water Users RAP • Tonto Basin: Burnt Corral Picnic

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