Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Intermediate

Peralta Trail (I)

Date:Destination:Peralta Trail
Level:Intermediate (I) Area:Superstition Mountains
Approx hike distance in miles:4.9Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:1300Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:1440Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:7.2 miPark entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:FairWebsite for reference info:http://hikearizona.com/decoder.php?ZTN=88
High clearance vehicle req'd:SuggestedTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.397377


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:StrenuousWater Crossings:Yes
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike in the Superstition Mountains up to Fremont Saddle. At the saddle, there is a great view of Weaver’s Needle, and the rugged canyons on both sides of the saddle. Bring water and a snack. Hiking poles are recommended.


Take Felix Rd north to Arizona Farms Rd, turn right. Turn left (north on AZ 79. Turn left onto Hwy 60 West towards Phoenix. Follow Hwy 60 for 7.6 miles and turn right on Peralta Road (FS 77). Stoplight at intersection. Drive 7.2 miles to the Peralta Trailhead.