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112 mi 180 km of trail 7 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 5 Trails Intermediate Trails 15 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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gem Favorite This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.

Hieroglyphs

(10) Apache…, AZ

Featured Hikes in Superstition Wilderness - 7

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Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Intermediate

Peralta Out and Back

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Loop • 1,338 ft Ascent 407.81 m Ascent

(30) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite Awesome rock formations up there.
Difficult

Superstition Ridgeline

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Point to Point • 3,431 ft Ascent 1045.89 m Ascent

(23) Apache…, AZ
Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Intermediate/Difficult

Weavers Needle Loop

12.7 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 2,643 ft Ascent 805.52 m Ascent

(17) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Intermediate

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km • Loop • 994 ft Ascent 302.89 m Ascent

(9) Apache…, AZ
Favorite This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.
Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Out and Back • 571 ft Ascent 174.16 m Ascent

(12) Apache…, AZ
Favorite Peralta Canyon Trail.
Intermediate

Miners Needle Loop

8.5 mi 13.6 km • Loop • 1,190 ft Ascent 362.85 m Ascent

(10) Gold Camp, AZ
Favorite Enjoy expansive views from the Black Mesa Trail - Dutchman Trail junction
Intermediate

Second Water > Boulder Canyon > Dutchman

11.7 mi 18.8 km • Loop • 987 ft Ascent 300.69 m Ascent

(4) Apache…, AZ

Trails in Superstition Wilderness - 16

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2.4 mi 3.9 km #1Siphon Draw Trail #53
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Apache Junction, AZ 27 
8.0 mi 12.9 km #2Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Extremely Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Extremely Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
7.8 mi 12.6 km #3Boulder Canyon Trail #103
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
7.8 mi 12.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km #4Peralta Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate
6.2 mi 10.0 km Gold Camp, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km #5Massacre Grounds Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
29.9 mi 48.0 km #6AZT - Passage 19 - Superstition Wilderness
Intermediate
Superior, AZ
Intermediate
29.9 mi 48.0 km Superior, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #7Second Water Trail #236
Easy/Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km #8Dutchman Trail #104
Intermediate/Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
18.7 mi 30.1 km Gold Camp, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km #9Bluff Springs Trail #235
Intermediate/Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Gold Camp, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #10Jacobs Crosscut Trail #58
Easy/Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.0 mi 4.9 km #11Black Mesa Trail #241
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
2.8 mi 4.6 km #12Terrapin Trail #234
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.8 mi 4.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #13Lost Goldmine Trail: East
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
5.7 mi 9.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
1.6 mi 2.6 km #14Bull Pass Trail #129
Intermediate/Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #15Cavalry Trail #239
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
7.2 mi 11.6 km #16Coffee Flat Trail #108
Easy/Intermediate
Gold Camp, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
7.2 mi 11.6 km Gold Camp, AZ

Photos of Superstition Wilderness - 70

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Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.
Apr 19, 2017 near Gold Camp, AZ
Peralta Canyon Trail.
Oct 12, 2016 near Gold Camp, AZ
Weaver's Needle stands prominently in the distance.
Feb 17, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Jan 8, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
This view gives you an idea of the creek valley, one of the basins, and the general terrain along the Hieroglyphics Trail.
Apr 15, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
There's great campsites along the Peralta Canyon Trail.
Apr 26, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
A centuries-old saguaro graces this view into the heart of the Superstitions.
Jan 8, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
Take a break and enjoy your accomplishment!
Mar 7, 2016 near Apache…, AZ

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