Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

Devil’s Canyon Trail (I)

Date:Destination:Oak Flat Campground
Approx hike distance in miles:6Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:248Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:900Hike 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:None
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/arizona/devils-canyon-trail
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.30753, -111.05075


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:Some shale surface
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty :4Water Crossings:No
Difficulty :NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This hike starts at the Oak Flat Campground and follows rugged forest service roads leading to dramatic rock formations and spectacular views.  There are a few strenuous climbs and rocky descents.  Bring hiking sticks, lunch and water.


Take Felix Road to Arizona Farms Road and turn right.  Go north on Highway 79 for 9.5 miles, and merge onto Highway 60 east towards Superior.  Drive 18.6 miles and turn right onto Magma Shaft 9 Road.  In about .25 miles turn left into the Oak Flat Campground.  Park near the Forest Service sign.