Big Boulders (S)

Date:Destination:Big Boulders
Level:Short (S)Area:South of Florence
Approx hike distance in miles:3Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:200Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:0.5Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:FairWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:YesTrailhead GPS coordinates:N/A


Maintained Trail:NoUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty :ModerateWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No
This is a loop hike around a very interesting large rock formation. This is a great spot for pictures and close to Florence. Bring water and a snack.
If you think you might be driving, please print and bring these directions with you.
  • Turn right on N. Felix Rd.
  • Turn left on Hunt Hwy.
  • Turn right on N. Pinal Parkway (AZ 79).
  • In 4 miles, turn left on E. Florence Kelvin Hwy.
  • Just past mile marker 15, Cochran Rd is on the left, continue to follow Florence Kelvin another 1/4 mile to a small dirt road on the left (no sign).
  • Turn left on the small dirt road and drive in approximately 1/4 mile to parking area for Big Boulders.
  • If you come to a fenced area on Florence Kelvin Hwy with a big sign that says "Boulders", you have gone too far. This is private land.