Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

Wood Canyon (I)

Date:Destination:Wood Canyon
Level:Intermediate (I)Area:Superior
Approx hike distance in miles:7Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:500Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:2Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:PoorWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:YesTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.14557


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:YesSteep 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


Special Instructions:

This in-and-out hike is a great opportunity to see and explore Wood Canyon and its interesting rock formations. This area is scheduled to be developed by the Forest Service into a new set of hiking trails. Bring water, a snack and hiking poles. The last driving mile is very rough and requires 4-wheel trucks only.


Take Felix Rd to Arizona Farms Rd, turn right. Turn left (north) on AZ 79, drive 9.7 miles to Hwy 60 East. Travel east on Hwy 60 for 14.6 miles to exit 227, turn south on AZ 177. In 2.6 miles turn right on E Arnett Rd. Go 0.6 mile and turn left (south). Go 1.1 miles and park. Hike on Wood Canyon Rd to a gate at 1.8 miles, then at 2.3 miles turn off the road to the left. Follow the trail into the Canyon.