Most frequent questions and answers

We offer both offroad (ATV and UTV) and watercraft (Jet Ski and pontoon boat) rentals. We also provide parts and service for most power-sport units.

Don’t worry! We have staff that will teach you everything you need to know before you leave our shop. We will teach you how to ride and get you geared up with all the safety equipment you need.

Yes! We have a designated trail system that we will go through with you. One of our friendly staff members will go through our custom 3D map, showing you all the scenic points to stop at and where to go throughout our trail system.

Our trail system takes between 3 to 3 ½ hours to complete, no need to rush, we give you enough time to enjoy the beautiful Tonto National Forest. Our half-day rental is a 4 hour rental, designated for this trail system. If you wish to make it an all-day event our halfway point the Verde River is a great stopping point to have a picnic and jump in the water during the summer or enjoy the scenery during the winter.

We are located 20 minutes north of Scottsdale and roughly 35 minutes from Phoenix. Right on the border of Cave Creek and Carefree. Just minutes from the national forest. Located perfectly for tourist to show up to the shop and go right from the shop straight to the trail on our street legal units.

For those in your group that do not have an interest in seeing the most scenic views, Arizona has to offer, our little tourist town is perfect to explore as well! There are plenty of places to visit in town that will keep you busy throughout your day! The Frontier Town a reproduction of an Old Western town; featuring costumed performers, restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, coffee shops, cowboy bars with live bull riding and Arizona’s largest well known biker bars Hideaway and Roadhouse.

Our prices start as low as $125 and go up from there depending on how long you want to ride and which vehicle you want to rent. We offer Half day rentals (4 hours) and Full-Day rentals (9 am-5 pm), 7 days a week open 8 am to 5 pm daily. Please call to see what kind of package deal we can offer you! Click here to see more information.


Reserving a unit will guarantee there is a unit here waiting for you. We are first come first serve. You can book either by walk-in, over the phone (480) 597-7559 or by online booking (click here).

To do a contract for renting a unit you must be 21 or older with a valid driver’s license to operate a machine. For our multiple passenger units, a UTV (4 seater) passengers can be any age.

We will walk you through and provide you with our custom 3D maps of the trail. All our units are street legal. So you can drive or ride straight from the shop to the trail (about 7 miles). The trail-head is just up the road!

With all our rentals we want to make sure you have all the safety gear you need for your adventure through the desert. All rental equipment comes with helmets, goggles and cooler with cold bottled water. ATV rentals will also have the option for gloves and backpack.

No, all rentals must remain in the state of Arizona, if your requesting to take your rental unit to another location other than our trail system please contact us before booking!

Like anything else in the national forest, most wildlife will keep their distance from you as long as you do the same. The possibilities of seeing wildlife in their natural habitat is exciting! Like all things, different times of the year will bring different sighting. Javelina, snakes, coyotes, deer, tarantula, wild donkey and different types of lizards are the most likely to be seen.

If your riding on our designated trail system then no permit is needed. If your going to be taking our unit somewhere else it will be your responsibility to find out if a permit is needed. You can also look and find out if one is needed and purchase one on http://www.land.state.az.us.
Yes, if you are going to be a driver in one of our units a drivers licenses is required. If you are going as a passenger than an ID, if available.
During the ride, you will experience the breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert. All guests are provided with a 3D map of the trail. Starts by riding the open sand wash down into a beautiful slotted canyon that opens up to Needle Rock Park and the spectacular Verde River. This is a great opportunity to stop and enjoy the great outdoors while getting some amazing photographs. Continue by hitting the hilltop, an exhilarating mountain top adventure. Visit the vista outlook for a stunning scenic view of the trials and slotted canyon below, while also enjoying the many varieties of cacti in our cacti forest. Finish up winding down on the sandy berms trail, our favorite part of the trip.
Cave Creek and Carefree have some of the best restaurants in Phoenix area. Some recommendations would be

  • El Encanto – Mexican Cuisine
  • Big Earls – Breakfast and lunch
  • Harold’s – Old west big meals style

For a drink we recommend

  • Mountain View Pub – Bar and Grill
  • Roadhouse – Bar and Grill
  • Buffalo Chip – Bar (check schedule for live bull ride)

ATV & UTV Rentals Reservation information

Yes, all reservations must be paid in full in order to book.

Our cancellation policy is simple:

  • If you cancel before 48 hours of reservation you will receive a full refund
  • If you cancel within 48 hours of reservation you will receive half refund
  • If you cancel the day of the reservation there is no refund; no shows no refunds

To make a reservation by calling in or online we will need the following information 

  • Your Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Credit Card information and billing zip code.  
No, all security deposits must be made with a major credit card, security deposits will be ran as a preauthorization. As long as the units are brought back in the same condition it left the security deposit will be voided off upon return inspection.