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Box Canyon (S)

Date:Destination:Box Canyon
Level:Short (S)Area:NE Florence
Approx hike distance in miles:3Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:200Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:9Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:PoorWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:YesTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.13080


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:EasyWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike in a narrow scenic canyon. There is a possibility of seeing Desert Bighorn Sheep. Bring water and a snack.


Take Felix Rd south to Hunt Hwy; left on Hunt Hwy to AZ 79. Turn left on 79 and drive north .2 mile to Price Rd (just before railroad tracks. Turn right on Price Rd. At 1.8 miles, stay right on Price Rd. (GPS may say Price Station Rd). At T-intersection (4.0 miles), turn right on Water Way. At 9.9 miles, stay left. This is Box Canyon Rd. Follow Box Canyon Rd for 3 miles. Parking is on the right. GPS coordinates are from this parking area.