Tonto National Forest

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82 mi 132 km

Hikes

332 mi 535 km

Trails
Gems
1 Gems

Easy Trails
9 Trails
Intermediate Trails
28 Trails
Hard Trails
6 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

SUBWAY Great Service, Great Subs, and home of the fastest Sandwich Artist in 2012! Florence, AZ :)
Morning Glory Cafe Unique brunch spot. Good food. Ideal time to go would be spring / fall.
6106 S 32nd St, Phoenix AZ — (602) 276-6360
The Bagel Man 1 of my top 3 favorite bagel shops in Phoenix. They "get" NY style bagels. Large, but chewy, not fluffy, with a nice boil for texture. Cream cheeses have generous amounts of flavor.
5035 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix AZ — (480) 705-9999
Niro's Gyros Get an extra pita or two when ordering the triple gyro platter, they give you a ton of meat
10826 S 48th St, Phoenix AZ — (480) 753-6476
Los Taquitos First, keep it simple: Carne Asada Tacos.
4747 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix AZ — (480) 753-4370
Smashburger If you're a vegetarian, their black bean burger is the best I've tasted from a chain restaurant.
Rubio's They play bad a** music
Chipotle Mexican Grill Always order your food online if u can. you can pay in store, but it'll save u from standing in line
Sun Asian Kitchen Been coming here for years. The food is excellent for the price and the service is amazing. Happy hour specials are fantastic!
Hillside Spot I love their food, very attentive to food allergies and great ingredients. The service is def spotty- dont ever get 'kevin' as a server, super grumpy and tends to thow/shove things your way :(
4740 E Warner Rd, Phoenix AZ — (480) 705-7768
Nello's Pizza All the staff here is awesome!
4710 E Warner Rd, Phoenix AZ — (480) 893-8930
Spinato's Pizzeria Try the sandwiches :)
Poncho's Mexican Food and Cantina Ask for the president table
Angry Crab Shack & BBQ Get the king crab legs. They are so delicious.
Florencia Pizza Bistro Get a table by the bar- a small salad and medium pie are plenty to share with 2 people! Lots of good beer on tap.
3646 E Ray Rd, Phoenix AZ — (480) 704-7404
Arrivederci The salmon with a Saffron reduction is delicious!
Pomegranate Café This is vegetarian, vegan and raw food done right. Try the Lumberjack sandwich or the raw buckwheat crispies parfait capped in fruit, berries and cashew cream. Named a 2010 Best New Restaurants.
Los Dos Molinos Best Mexican Food in town! Love this place!
T Bone Steak House A great view at the windows, the lights all the way to downtown stein view. Good food, a little pricey but salad bar and beans are included.
10037 S 19th Ave, Phoenix AZ — (602) 276-0945
Introduction to Leading Sport Climbs: Mar 25 - Tom's Thumb Trailhead
Take your climbing to the next level. Designed for experienced top rope climbers wanting to gain the skills necessary to lead outdoor sport climbs. Our instructors will teach you how to lead belay, clip bolts, and plan your route, all from the safety of a mock lead. Participants should be comfortable climbing 5.8 and have 1 year of experience. Details
Backpacking and Camping in the Southwest: Mar 25 - South Mountain Park - Holbert Trailhead
Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn essential camping skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking. Details
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Apache Junction, AZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
8.0 mi 12.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
32 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km
#3 Wind Cave Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
59 days ago
7.5 mi 12.0 km
#4 Pass Mountain Trail
Mesa, AZ
7.5 mi 12.0 km Mesa, AZ
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
59 days ago
Mesa, AZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#6 Saddle Trail
Mesa, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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3.2 mi 5.1 km
#7 Saguaro Trail
Mesa, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km Mesa, AZ
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3.5 mi 5.6 km
#8 Hawes Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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Gold Camp, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Gold Camp, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
32 days ago
17.5 mi 28.2 km
#10 Dutchman Trail #104
Apache Junction, AZ
17.5 mi 28.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
3.0 mi 4.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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4.6 mi 7.4 km
#12 Flume Trail
Pine, AZ
4.6 mi 7.4 km Pine, AZ
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Superior, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km Superior, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
7 days ago
Star Valley, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Star Valley, AZ
Bad / Closed
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Muddy, Snowy, Icy, Fallen Trees - As of 2/25/17, this Trail is heavily snowed in above 6900 feet and has major creek crossings and unmaintained bit...
24 days ago
Payson, AZ
6.2 mi 9.9 km Payson, AZ
All Clear
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Some Mud: We hiked backpacked this loop in mid-March, 2017 and found the conditions to be great. Much more water than we expected!
8 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
Unknown
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Gold Camp, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km Gold Camp, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
32 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
0.3 mi 0.5 km Apache Junction, AZ
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#19 Granite Trail
Mesa, AZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.1 km
#20 Ridge Trail
Mesa, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km Mesa, AZ
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