Upper Gold Gulch

Total Miles
4.0

Elevation

1,792.91 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is an easy, sandy route through gorgeous terrain. The shoulders of the road are deep sand and should be avoided. The rocks, Alligator Juniper, Pinon Trees, Cholla Cactus and Palm Yuccas create a spectacular view of converging life zones. In Merriam's Life Zones, this area has the Lower Sonoran, Upper Sonoran, and Transition zones.

Difficulty

This road is dirt, gravel and sand.

History

Gold Gulch was named for gold that was mined in the area. If you decide to try your luck for finding gold, respect the private property in the area and be aware of open mines.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

There are no status reports yet for this trail.

Access Description

Upper Gold Gulch can be reached off Tyrone Thompson Canyon.

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