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Martinez Goldmine (A)

Date:Destination:Martinez Goldmine
Level:Advanced (A)Area:
Approx hike distance in miles:12.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:800Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:10Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:PoorWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:YesTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.13080,-111.20555


Maintained Trail:NoUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:Some
Hike Arizona Difficulty:3Water Crossings:Maybe
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This hike follows Box Side Canyon going and Box Canyon coming back. Bring plenty of water, lunch, and a flashlight to check out some caves and mines.


Take Felix Road south to Hunt Hwy. Turn left on Hunt Hwy to AZ 79. Turn left on AZ 79 for 0.2 mile to Price Rd (just before the railroad tracks). Turn right on Price Rd. At 1.8 miles, stay right, still on Price 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.