Hiking Arizonaand39;s Superstition and Mazatzal Country  by Bruce Grubbs

Hiking Arizona's Superstition & Mazatzal Country Guide Book

by Bruce Grubbs (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Arizonaand39;s Superstition and Mazatzal Country  by Bruce Grubbs
Just east of the greater Phoenix area rise the Superstitions - a wild, rugged range of volcanic peaks, mesas, and canyons. North of the Superstitions and still only a two-hour drive from Phoenix, the Mazatzal Mountains, one of Arizona's largest wilderness areas, offer the hiker solitude and beautiful scenery. This guidebook includes details on over 50 hikes ranging from a few hours to a week in length for any hiker to explore this wild country.

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Trails from the "Hiking Arizona's Superstition & Mazatzal Country" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 54.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 54.

A hike through one of the most scenic canyons in the Superstition Mountains that leads to a well-preserved pre-Columbian ruin. Begin this hike at the Woodbury Trailhead. The trailhead road is passable ...
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 23.8
This hike takes you up popular, scenic Peralta Canyon and returns cross-country via scenic Barks Canyon. Start the loop on the well-graded Peralta Trail, which heads northwest up Peralta Canyon, climb ...
Apache Junction, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
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An enjoyable and scenic hike on good trails through varied country in the southwest Superstitions.
Apache Junction, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.9
This is a trail and cross-country hike to the top of the highest of the Four Peaks, and the highest in the southern Mazatzal Mountains. Start on the Browns Trail, which climbs south from the trailhea ...
Mesa, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
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This trail is north of the Four Peaks Wilderness and south of Slate Creek Divide, in the southern half of the Mazatzal Mountains. The hike starts amid granite boulders in the lower desert and climbs t ...
Mesa, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 10.2
Another long hike from Sheep Bridge, starting in Sonoran Desert and looping up through the pine-forested high country.
Carefree, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 43.8
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A scenic loop around Coffee Flat Mountain beginning from an easily-accessible trailhead.
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 17.3
This is a challenging trail and cross-country hike into beautiful and seldom-visited country in the southern portion of Mazatzal Wilderness.
Sunflower, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20.6
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This is a loop hike in the Sonoran Desert foothills at relatively low elevations. It’s a good hike to do when the high country is snowy or muddy. The trails on this route are little used and can be d ...
Carefree, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 26.3
A seldom-hiked trail through remote country to the confluence of the East Verde and Verde Rivers. The section of the Verde River at the end of this hike is part of Arizona’s only federally designated ...
Strawberry, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 12.4
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A loop hike through several deep canyons in the eastern portion of the Mazatzal Wilderness with several options for exploring the forks of Deer Creek.
Mesa, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 14.9
This popular loop through the western Superstitions covers a lot of interesting country, and it follows well-graded, easy trails throughout. The hike is good for newcomers to backpacking.
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 14.8
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A most enjoyable hike through the high country in the eastern Superstitions. You’ll have a chance to climb the highest peak in the range, visit the site of historic Reavis Ranch, and hike along beauti ...
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 29
A hike along the Arizona Trail at the south end of the Mazatzal Mountains passage; the southern end of the Four Peaks Trail makes a nice hike in its own right.
Mesa, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
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An easily accessible day hike through the foothills of the western Superstitions; a good introductory walk for beginning hikers and those new to the area.
Apache Junction, AZ - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.4
This fine loop takes you from the East Verde River across the pine-forested slopes of Knob Mountain at the north end of the Mazatzal Mountains.
Payson, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 18.2
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This exceptionally scenic cross-country hike starts from an easily accessible trailhead, and takes you into a narrow canyon with towering walls. Rounding a rock spur, the trail drops steeply into La B ...
Apache Junction, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.4
This rugged cross-country backpack trip takes you into seldom-visited country in the northeastern Superstition Wilderness. You should have both the USGS maps and the wilderness map, as well as skill i ...
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 16.9
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This backpack in the central Superstition Mountains offers you a great contrast between ridge hiking and canyon hiking and takes you into rugged, wild, and little-visited canyons. Start on the JF Trai ...
Apache Junction, AZ - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.8
This loop hike in the Four Peaks foothills takes you along ridges with superb views; a good winter hike when the high country is snow-covered. From Cottonwood Camp, follow the Soldier Camp Trail east; ...
Mesa, AZ - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
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