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Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Hiking Trail

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

by: Honza
Location:  Phoenix, AZ          Longitude:  -111.1588    Latitude:  33.2801
Boyce Thompson Arboretum is a unique place to discover the intricate beauty and many faces of flora from around the world.
Features and Interests:   Flora from around the tree with excellent specimens of trees, gardens and displays throughout.
Flora/Fauna on this Trail:
  Gazania  Gazania
Park Entrance Fees:
Adult (13+): $7.50
Child (5-12): $3.00
Age 4 & Under: FREE

This park is a collection of trails leading you throughout the large arboretum which is separated by regions of the world. The trails provide many opportunities to take beautiful nature and flora photos.

Trail Distance:  2 miles round-trip
Elevation:  2200ft - 2400ft   (change 200ft)
Trail Difficutly:  Moderate - requires some endurance, elevation changes
How Crowded:  Often frequented trail
Season:  September to July
Accomodations: (on site)   Toilets  Water  Ranger StationThe Arboretum is located at Highway 60 Milepost #223 near the historic copper mining town of Superior, about one hour due east of Phoenix on the Superstition Freeway. Paved road or trail to the trailhead
Bluff Spring Canyon Trail #235 via Dutchman's Trail #104   -   Difficult : 9.4 miles long : 2358ft to 3256ft (change 898ft)
Peralta Trail #120 Weaver's Needle   -   Moderate : 4.6 miles long : 2400ft to 3760ft (change 1360ft)
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