Casual Intermediate,  Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes

Dutchman Trail East (CI)

Date:Destination:Dutchman Trail East
Level:Casual Intermediate (CI)Area:Superstition Mountains
Approx hike distance in miles:5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:500Hike 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:7Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:FairWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:SuggestedTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.397377


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


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike along the base of the Superstition Mountains with a great view at the top the first ridge. Bring water and a snack.


Take Felix Rd north to AZ Farms Rd., turn right. Turn left (north) on AZ 79. Turn left onto Hwy 60 West toward Phoenix. Follow 60 West for 7.6 miles and turn right on Peralta Trail (stoplight at intersection). Go 7.2 miles to Peralta Trailhead.