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South Goldfield Arches (A)

Date:Destination:South Goldfield Arches
Level:Advanced (A)Area:Goldfield Mountains
Approx hike distance in miles:6.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:1500Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:1Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:See belowWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.464937


Maintained Trail:NoUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):EasySlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Hike Arizona Difficulty:2Water Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This hike is rated moderate. A significant portion of the hike is off trail. Bushwhacking is easy. There will be three arches to view on this hike: the Trumpet, the Echo and the Keyhole. Bring water and lunch.


Felix Rd north, right on Arizona Farms Rd. Left on AZ 79 and left on Hwy 60 West, toward Phoenix. Turn right on Mountain View Road just past Silly Mountain. Continue 4.5 miles to Apache Trail (SR 88) and turn right and drive to Hackamore Rd. Turn left and follow to the end of road. The last mile is unpaved.