Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail (I)

Date:Destination:Hieroglyphic Trail
Level:Intermediate (I)Area:Superstition Mountains
Approx hike distance in miles:3.1Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:600Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:600Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NonePark entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.389745


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


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike that ends at Hohokam petroglyphs in a small canyon. Bring water and a snack. Trail footing is rocky in places.


Take Felix Rd to Arizona Farms Rd, turn right. Turn left on AZ 79 to Hwy 60 West and follow Hwy 60 West. Turn right on Kings Ranch Rd, at stoplight (milepost 203). Turn right on Baseline. Turn left on Mohican. Turn left on Valley View Dr, it curves onto Whitetail Rd. Turn right on Cloudview and proceed to the trailhead parking lot.