Arnett Canyon – East End (CI)

Date:Destination:Arnett Canyon - East End
Level:Casual Intermediate (CI)Area:Superior
Approx hike distance in Miles:4Hike leader:
Low to high eevation gain:200Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:1Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:FairWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:SuggestedTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.26102


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:EasyWater Crossings:Yes
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No
This is an out and back hike in Arnett Canyon with great views of the canyon. There is a slight chance of water in the creek bed. Bring water and a snack. (Fall color).
If you think you might be driving, please print and bring these directions with you.
  • Take Felix Rd north to Arizona Farms Rd. Turn right.
  • Turn left (north) on AZ 79.
  • Take the right ramp onto Hwy 60 East toward Globe.
  • Follow US 60 East to Panther Dr. (GPS may say S. Mary Dr.)
  • Turn right and follow past the fire station.
  • Turn right on Golf Course Rd (GPS may say Telegraph Rd).
  • Go 1.2 miles to the end of pavement. Continue on the dirt road and turn right on Forest Service Rd 4. Take the right-hand fork and proceed a few hundred yards to park along the road near the berm. There is no formal trailhead.