Florence was established in 1866 by Colonel Levi Ruggles, who moved to Arizona after the Civil War as an Indian Agent. He later served as a Territorial Legislator and helped establish Pinal as the state’s fifth county.
With popular trails like Box Canyon and Coke Ovens, Florence offers a whole array of excitement for any rider on any skill level. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. There are many staging areas to camp out and bask in the star light while enjoying the company of friends and family. Beautiful canyon views and an encapsulating desert vistas are just a perks to look forward to when embarking on any adventure Florence has to offer.