Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

AZT – Hwy 60 North (I)

Date:Destination:AZT - Hwy 60 North
Level:Intermediate (I)Area:Superior
Approx hike distance in miles:5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:600Hike 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:0.5Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.28281, -111.17658


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Ttrail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:ModerateWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike on the Arizona Trail. There are good views of Picketpost Mountain to the South and the Superstitions to the north. Bring water and a snack.


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. Drive 10 miles until you see mile marker 222, then drive 0.7 miles past mile marker 222, and turn left (cross westbound Hwy 60) onto East Arboretum Rd/FS Rd 357. Turn left at the first intersection and go 0.3 miles to the intersection with E Hewett Station Rd. (unmarked). Turn right and go another 0.2 miles to the trailhead parking on the right.