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Carpenter Ridge to Buckeye Reservoir

Rating: Easy to Difficult
Length: 6 miles
Elevation: 7380’-7630’

Road heads north and west as it rounds Carpenter Ridge. It quickly enters mature pine forests with views to the north into Sinbad Valley and Sewemup Mesa. Continue to go left at intersections, staying on the main road. It tops out at 3.5 miles from Carpenter Ridge. Gradually descend along a jeep road passing Buckeye Reservoir on the left. The trail bears right after passing the reservoir on the road. Camping, swimming, and fishing are popular at this small lake. No services are available.