GILA RIVER IN GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA
Birding, history and geological adventure is what you will find down “The Birth Place of Wilderness” The Gila River from Winkelman, Arizona.
Renowned for its 280 species of bird population habitat the Gila River is one of the longest Rivers in the West.
The Gila River is a 649-mile tributary of the Colorado River it is joined by the San Carlos River from the north in San Carlos Lake. At Winkelman, Arizona it picks up the San Pedro River and then is joined by the Santa Cruz River south of Casa Grande. The Salt River, its main tributary, joins in the Phoenix metro area, and further west the Gila receives its last two major tributaries, the Agua Fria and Hassayampa Rivers, from the north.
Bring your tent, RV and fishing pole and come Explore the Wild in one of Arizona's remote destinations.