Woodpecker Mine

Location: Southeast of Florence Junction, northeast of Florence.

Difficulty: Difficult.

Description: See Woodpecker Mine but watch for dangerous open mine shafts. Trail follows normally dry creek bottom with large boulders and solid rock obstacles. Squeeze through narrow rock openings. Lockers and very high ground clearance required. Route-finding complex along exit route. Extreme obstacles can be bypassed. Flash floods possible.
note: State Trust Land permit is required (read this post)

Time & Distance: Difficult part of trail is just 2.3 miles. Entire loop back to start is 5.8 miles. Allow 3 to 4 hours if all goes well.

Trail Conditions: Bureau of Land Management, Gila District, Tucson Field Office. Call (520) 258-7200.

 

Weather for Woodpecker Mine
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It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MST on August 01, 2015
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It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MST on August 02, 2015
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It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM MST on August 05, 2015
Clear
105°/80°

 

Directions to the Trail: From intersection of Hwy 60 and Hwy 79 at Florence Junction, head east on Hwy 60. Turn right at flagpole at 3.7 miles on Mineral Mountain Road. Follow Mineral Mountain Road south, bear left at 4.5 miles and go straight at 6.4. Ignore many small side roads. Turn left at start of trail at 6.7 miles.

 


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