The red, white, black and gray colors found in the canyon are from the Entrada Formation, the red layers are from coloration of shale due to partial burning of the underlying coal.
This hike can be as little as 1 mile and up to 3 miles.
Black Canyon Ranch RV Resort boasts beautiful desert-themed upgraded landscaping that includes historic wagons strategically placed throughout the area.
This beautiful 11 acre park contains leafy shade trees and lots of citrus trees for the picking.
The trailhead elevation is 5820 feet and the canyon floor is 5456 feet.
Coal Mine Canyon is a remote gem of the southwest that borders the Hopi and Navajo Indian Reservation.