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Superstition Mountains

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Address: 4087 E. Apache Trail, 5 miles Northeast of Apache Junction, AZ 85119
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Located near the east rim of the Valley of the Sun and popular for the...

Located near the east rim of the Valley of the Sun and popular for the legend of the Lost Dutchman Mine.

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Amazing!

We only went 20 minutes in, I wish we could have spent the whole day here. Absolutely breathtaking veiws to be had without the time spent hiking to get them. It was perfect for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only went 20 minutes in, I wish we could have spent the whole day here. Absolutely breathtaking veiws to be had without the time spent hiking to get them. It was perfect for me because of the high temps and fact I had an infant with me. If you go, plan to spend at least 4 hours driving this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an incredible drive! Miles and miles of winding roads with incredible views ! Well worth the trip. We went as far as Tortilla Flats which is where the roads become in paved and rough. There are plenty of areas to pull off for photos. Stop in at Tortilla Flats for a snack, lunch and a beverage. They have live... More 

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Thank Kelly E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful day trip! I recommend driving well past Torilla Flats and take in all the scenery. Tortilla Flats has a great little bar and resturant for lunch (good chili dogs and tacos!) Past Tortilla Flats turns into gravel road and gets to be very narrow at times, especially going down 1 of the mountains, but WELL WORTH... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The doctor strongly discouraged me from backpacking, stating the extra weight on my shoulders could cause further problems with my L-5, lower back vertebrae. I said “Okay, I hear ya.”But months later here I was, sufficiently excited about tomorrow’s new adventure that I could barely fall asleep tonight, and for me – Norman – that’s not the “norm” (pun intended).... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail delivers the stunning rugged scenery of the Superstition Wilderness, and is accessible via paved state route 88 about 10 miles northeast of Apache Junction. There’s plenty of parking (at least on weekdays) at the Canyon Lake Marina. Portable toilets are available but no drinking water. The trailhead is well-marked across the road. Consider this a moderate trail if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superstition Mountains has some nice trails that are perfect for the novice mountain climber. Offers great views of the area

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Thank Dan B
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spent the day here, drove the entire trail and came back through Globe and Hwy 60. Had beautiful weather and the changing mountain types where wonderful.

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Schiller Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing views along the hike, a hard hike but well worth doing it. It starts out easy but at the end of the hike you need to climb to get to the top. Took us about 5 hrs. Some spots are slippery and you need to be cautious. Wear long pants. We've seen people wearing hiking gloves which I think... More 

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Litchfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This is a challenging hike to say the least. I never made it up, I got off the trail {it is not marked} and went the wrong way. My sons made it up and said it was worth it. They made it up and back in less than 4 hours, but they are competitive teenagers. Bring water and go with... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was the most challenging hike we did while in Arizona. We hiked about 1/2 up flatiron and it was difficult in some spots but was absolutely breathtaking. The views are great! Make sure you wear good shoes with traction!

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