Box Canyon

Total Miles
29.1

Elevation

870.28 ft

Duration

6 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

Discover the breathtaking Box Canyon trail near Florence, Arizona The easiest route begins at Price Road. For those seeking a more thrilling off-road experience, we recommend entering through Mineral Mountain Road. This scenic route offers a more technical terrain, perfect for off-road enthusiasts and adventurers looking for an adrenaline rush. At the bottom of the canyon, you'll encounter challenging obstacles. Price Road provides a smooth and accessible drive, making it an ideal choice for beginners or those who prefer a leisurely exploration. Marvel at the natural beauty surrounding you as you enjoy a serene and picturesque drive through the canyon.On the other hand, if you're an off-road thrill-seeker looking for a more challenging expedition, Mineral Mountain Road is your ultimate playground. Brace yourself for rougher terrain, technical sections, and exhilarating passages that will truly test your skills and push your limits, adding an extra dose of excitement to your canyon adventure. Whether you opt for the easy-going route from Price Road or the technical allure of Mineral Mountain Road, the canyon promises awe-inspiring landscapes and an unforgettable off-road experience.

Photos of Box Canyon

Box Canyon
Box Canyon

Difficulty

Moderate: A few large roundedoff boulders that require careful tire placement. Aggressive stock SUVs with good ground clearance can do it. Don't enter canyon if heavy rain is expected. Dangerous flash floods are possible.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

Jasper T
Apr 13, 2024
4x4
Open
great veiw and met some amazing people ,however a strong caution to anyone taking the trail a lot of side by sides drive way to fast through blind areas
Scott Rowan
Apr 07, 2024
2021 CF-Moto CFORCE 800
Open
Dusty
Normal amount of crowd in box canyon for a weekend, but unfortunately some people were seriously injured in a crash (I dont know the details). 2 helicopters landed on the trail, cops blocked it, and medivaced the victims
Raunacq Raaj
Mar 23, 2024
2023 Rivian R1T
Open
Normal
Rough/Deteriorated
Washboard
Evan Brady
Mar 03, 2024
SxS
Open
Dusty

Access Description

Price Road is just north of Florence off Highway 79 before the railroad tracks and immediately south of Military Reserve Training Area. (Red flags indicate training in progress.) Mineral Mountain Road, at Waypoint 07, is 3.8 miles east of Florence Junction just before mile marker 216.

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