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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Ferron Box Rock Art, UT

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Round Trip 5.55 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,881 feet
Elevation Gain 65 feet
Accumulated Gain 90 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 3 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 6
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Ruins, Historic & Perennial Creek
Backpack No
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14  2019-05-14 AZLOT69
Author AZLOT69
author avatar Guides 160
Routes 245
Photos 7,102
Trips 1,801 ( 15,504 miles )
Age 68 Male Gender
Location Gold Canyon, AZ
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Preferred   May, Jun, Sep, Oct → 8 AM
Seasons   Spring to Autumn
Sun  5:04am - 7:39pm
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A Horseshoe Called A Box
by AZLOT69

Likely In-Season!
Warning
Do not attempt this if wet or threat of rain. Roads are impassable when wet. There is a maze of roads in the area. A GPS route would be a good idea to run a track.


Hike
From the log fence work your way north along the cliff looking for a way down to the creek. In about a quarter mile there is a crack that makes for a fairly easy descent. There is usually a few cairns here. Once at the bottom you can pick up a trail headed south and toward the base of the cliff face. In about one hundred yards you'll see a snake pictogram at eye level. Continuing on you'll arrive at the Rainbow Panel which is far above you, look high. You may have to back up towards the creek for a good shot. Binoculars and or a zoom camera would be a plus. There is also a nice panel next to the Rainbow of humanoids.

The earlier in the day you arrive the better so the pictograms are in the shade. Arriving prior to 10 am should allow ample time for photos. Continue moving toward the south along the base of the cliff for another hundred feet. Follow the trail as it goes up. Every few feet look up high for pictograms. Soon you will spot what is referred to as the Segregation Panel. These figures are only about ten inches tall so you have to look hard to see them above you. There are a few other pictograms in this area.

When you have had your fill return the way you came.

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2019-05-14 AZLOT69
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Directions
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    To hike
    From Ferron, Utah take molen road east 3 miles to a 4 way and turn right signed Dutch Flat Desert. Continue straight on this road for 4.5 miles to a dirt road that goes up a steep hill on your left. At the top of the hill make an immediate left and hesitate. There is a Y here go right. Depending on the capability of your vehicle you can park and hike or proceed driving. At .7 miles from the top of the hill turn right for 1.4 miles to a junction and turn left. Proceed one mile to a log fence and the overlook of the Ferron Box, which is really a horseshoe in the creek.
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