Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

Desperado-Star Gazing-Oro Vista Trails (I)

Date:Destination:Desperado-Star Gazing- Oro Vista Trls
Level:IntermediateArea:Peralta Regional Park
Approx hike distance in miles:4Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:125Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:4Park entry fee per vehicle:$7/vehicle
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:https://www.pinal.gov/1206/Peralta-Regional-Park-Map
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.3647222, -111.370833


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:No
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty :2.5Water Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This area is like walking through a saguaro forest with great views of the Superstition Mountains.  Bring water and cameras.


Drive north on Felix Road to Arizona Farms and turn right.  Turn left on AZ 79 and drive 9.7 miles to Highway 60 and go west.  Travel 8 miles on Hwy. 60 and turn right onto Peralta Road.  Drive 5 miles to Peralta Regional Park entrance on the right.  Follow signs to Group Picnic and park near Ramada 2.