North Box Canyon

Scout Route
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Also known as the Waterfall Bypass, this northern section of Box Canyon winds its way up narrow ledges and over the mountains for an alternative way around the waterfall obstacle on Mineral Mountain Road. The trail is ideal for stock-type 4x4 owners who want a mild challenge while exploring the Florence OHV area. The trail has narrow ledge switchbacks and steep rocky climbs requiring low range, high clearance, and durable offroad tires. The trail is excellent for beginners looking to cut their teeth on Arizona desert trails without difficult rock crawling. You'll climb high up into the mountains with immersive panoramas of the surrounding peaks before dropping into Box Canyon.

Camping is minimal. There are only a few old mine platforms where you could set up tents for the night.