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Edible Plant Hike (SP)

Date:March 6, 2024Destination:Lost Dutchman State Park
Level:SpecialArea:Superstition Mountains
Approx hike distance in miles:1.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:50Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:7:30Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:0Park entry fee per vehicle:$10.00/vehicle
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.46113, -111.47747


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 :EasyWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No
Special Instructions:
This hike will be led by a retired Park Ranger on the Discovery Trail in Lost Dutchman
State Park. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the edible native plants we
see on our hikes. There will be ample time for questions and picture taking. Bring water.
This hike is limited to 13 participants.
Drive north on Felix Road to Arizona Farms and turn right. Follow Arizona Farms for 5.4
miles and turn left onto Hwy 79. Travel 9.7 miles on Hwy 79 then merge onto US 60
west. Drive 12.6 miles and turn right on S. Mountain View Road (just past Silly Mtn). In
4.6 miles turn right onto AZ 88. Drive 1.8 miles and turn right into Lost Dutchman
State Park. Go through gate. Follow road to the Saguaro Day Use Area.