United Verde and Pacific Railroad Grade Trail Professional Review and Guide
"For the most part, this trail follows along the path of the United Verde & Pacific Railroad as it travels between Chino Valley and Jerome. The trail leaves from Northeast Perkinsville Road, turning south on a small graded dirt road. There is a forest road number post at the intersection, and a large corral can be seen a short distance down the road. Initially, the trail crosses the broad flat plain, joining the railroad grade to head in a straight line toward Woodchute Mountain.
Special Attractions: Trail that follows the route of the United Verde & Pacific Railroad; Views of Jerome and the Verde Valley; Long, extremely scenic shelf road. High-clearance vehicles are preferred, but not necessary. This trail is dirt roads, but may have rocks, grades, water crossings, or ruts that make clearance a concern in a normal passenger vehicle. The trail is fairly wide, so that passing is possible at almost any point along the trail. Mud is not a concern under normal weather conditions."