Ballantine to Boulder Flat (A)

GENERAL HIKE INFORMATION
Date:Destination:Ballantine to Boulder Flat
Level:Advanced (A)Area:North of Saguaro Lake
Approx hike distance in miles:9Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:1800Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NonePark entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:N/A

TRAIL CONDITIONS

Maintained Trail:Yes

Uneven Footing:No
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
No
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty :2Water Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
This is a fairly easy out and back hike with some elevation gain on maintained trails. There are lots of rocks for exploration and photos. There are great views from many vantage points along the way to Boulder Flat. The turnaround point is a valley filled with boulders.
DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD:
If you think you might be driving, please print and bring these directions with you.
  • Take the Beeline Highway to Ballantine Trailhead.
  • The Beeline Highway can be reached from the Bush Highway off of Power Road.