LOST Trail to the Overlook (UI)

Date:Destination:LOST Trail to the Overlook
Level:Upper Intermediate (UI)Area:Superior
Approx hike distance in miles:8Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:650Hike 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:1Park entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/arizona/legends-of-superior-lost-trails
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.272654


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:Possible
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No
This hike starts at the Picketpost Trailhead and travels along the LOST Trail (Legends of Superior Trail) through Arnett Canyon to the saddle. The route then turns off to continue to an overlook affording a great view of Arnett Canyon. Depending on rain, there could be water at the creek crossings. Bring water, snacks and a camera.
If you think you might be driving, please print and bring these directions with you.
  • Take Felix Rd north to Arizona Farms Rd, turn right
  • Turn left (north) on AZ 79
  • Take the right ramp onto Hwy 60 East toward Globe
  • Just past mile marker 21, turn right (south) onto Forest Service Rd 231. There is a brown sign for the Picketpost Trailhead
  • Go 0.3 mile to T in road and turn left. Follow for 0.7 mile to trailhead
  • Total one way distance from Sun City is 30 miles.