Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Upper Intermediate

Devil’s Canyon Trail (UI)

Date:Destination:Devil's Canyon Trail
Level:Upper Intermediate (UI)Area:Superior
Approx Hike Distance in Miles:7Hike Leader:
Low to High Elevation Gain:400Hike Leader Phone:
Accum. Elevation Gain in Feet:1100Hike 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:GoodWebsite for reference info:www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/arizona/devils-canyon-trail
High Clearance Vehicle Req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.30753


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:StrenuousWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

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


Take Felix Road to Arizona Farms Road, turn right. Go north on Highway 79 and follow to Highway 60. Turn east (right) on Highway 60 for 28 miles to North Magma Shaft 9 Road (4 miles past the Hwy 77 turn-off) and turn right.  Drive about 0.3 miles to Oak Flat Campground and park.