La Barge Canyon via Second Water Trail (A)

GENERAL HIKE INFORMATION
Date:Destination:La Barge Canyon via Second Water Trail
Level:Advanced (A)Area:Superstitions
Approx hike distance in miles:11Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:2000Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:1.5Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.480282
-111.443075

TRAIL CONDITIONS

Maintained Trail:MostUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Some
Off Trail (scratchy):PartSlippery Trail Surfaces:Yes
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:Yes
Hike Arizona Difficulty:2Water Crossings:Possible
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:Yes
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
This hike will follow Second Water trail to Boulder Creek. From there, the hike will follow the route along Boulder Creek and leave the creek after Battleship to go to the beautiful La Barge Canyon.
DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD:
If you think you might be driving, please print and bring these directions with you.
  • Felix Rd north to Arizona Farms Rd., turn right.
  • Turn left (north) on AZ 79 and left onto Hwy 60 to Exit 199, Old West Hwy.
  • Stay right on Goldfield Rd for 3 miles.
  • Left on Lost Dutchman, then right on Apache Trail (route 88) for 3.3 miles
  • Right on First Water Rd until the end of the road.