Bomboy Mine

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The region surrounding Superior Arizona is lush with mining history, many large mines are still operating today. This particular trail has long been used to access Bomboy Mine that opened in 1916. It was productive in copper, gold and silver up until it closed in 1971. Most recently the trail has ha... Read More
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Highlights of Bomboy Mine

Desert Category Icon Desert
Mine Category Icon Mine
Rock Category Icon Rock
Sand Category Icon Sand
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
2221 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
FR 1904
Nearest Town
Superior
Nearest Services
Superior
Management Agency
Tonto National Forest
District
Mesa District

Overview

The region surrounding Superior Arizona is lush with mining history, many large mines are still operating today. This particular trail has long been used to access Bomboy Mine that opened in 1916. It was productive in copper, gold and silver up until it closed in 1971. Most recently the trail has had a rebirth of sorts with the partial closure of Hewitt Station Road, FR 357. The local residents and ranchers closed a 1/2 mile stretch of road to all traffic. This trail can be used with FR 252 Hewitt Station bypass to connect the two regions of the Montana Mountain area while offering a scenic and historic drive through the Arizona desert. The trail is not accessible by cars.

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11 Trail Photos
3 Trail Concerns
5 Community Reviews
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