Casual Intermediate,  Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes

Lost Goldmine Trail East (CI)

Date:Destination:Lost Goldmine Trail East
Level:Casual Intermediate (CI)Area:Superstition Mountains
Approx hike distance in miles:4.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:400Hike 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:6Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:FairWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:SuggestedTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.392228


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:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike at the base of the Superstitions. There are nice views of the mountains and lots of desert plants. The hike goes west from the east end of the Lost Goldmine Trail. Bring water and a snack.


This is an out-and-back hike at the base of the Superstitions with nice views of mountains. Take Felix to Arizona Farms Rd, turn right. Turn left (north) onto AZ 79, drive 9.7 miles, to Hwy 60 West. Turn west onto Hwy 60 and drive 8 miles. Turn right at stoplight on E Peralta Rd for 6.7 miles. Turn left into parking area just before the Peralta Campground, watch for the sign.