See the road you will be taking to get to Crown King
Directions: From Phoenix, Take I-17 North to exit 248 (Bumble Bee exit) and follow the graded (suitable for passenger cars) dirt road 28 miles into Crown King. An alternate route would be to take I-17 to exit 259 (Bloody Basin Road) and take it west until the road T’s, turn left following the road to a Y, stay to the right until you come to the stop sign. At the stop sign turn right and continue up that road to Crown King. Don’t forget to stop at the ” The “Redneck Yacht Club” in Cleator Arizona. 928-632-8534 TOTAL DRIVE TIME: 2.0 hours
Directions: From Flagstaff, Take I-17 south to exit 259 and then follow the directions as stated above from Phoenix. TOTAL DRIVE TIME: 2.0 hours
What and Where is Crown King Arizona?
Crown King is an “Old Ghost Mining Town” located in the Majestic Southern Bradshaw Mountains. We are just an hour and 15 minutes from North Phoenix. After leaving the I-17 you will travel on an old historic road, formerly a railroad bed for the Famous “Murphey’s Impossible Railroad.” The steam engine ran during the mining era from 1904 to 1926 only to be discontinued at the beginning or the first World War. Now left behind is the charming drive through the Sonoran Desert, on the dusty washboard road for 28 miles. The closest Cool Pines and Snow Enjoyment to Phoenix. Our temperatures are 15-20 degrees cooler during the day and up to 30 degrees cooler at night. Magically you will cross over the famous “Magic Bridge” and go from the spectacular Sonoran Desert into the Cool Majestic Pines. The Town has several attractions and events year round. Many visitors ride trails with quads and UTV’s then enjoy live music and drinks at the Famous Crown King Saloon, The Mill Restaurant, and The Prospector Smokehouse and Grill. When your day is done make sure you have the best lodging and cabin rentals to rest and relax. Come visit us at the Crown King Cabins, Suites, ( formerly named “Bradshaw Mountain Guest Ranch”),and for larger groups The Crown King Bunkhouse. Crown King host’s 2 Novelty Stores and several Eating Establishments. Don’t forget an excursion to Horse Thief Basin, a man-made lake with fishing available. The Crown King Event Center is available for Unique Weddings/Receptions, Family Picnics, Fundraisers, Reunions, Corporate Parties and Picnics and Events etc.