Queen Creek / Old Hwy 60 – Out and Back (S)

GENERAL HIKE INFORMATION
Date:Destination:Queen Creek / Old Hwy 60 - Out and Back
Level:Short (S)Area:Superior
Approx hike distance in miles:3Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in Feet:300Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:NoPark entry fee per vehicle:No
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.29245,-111.09433


TRAIL CONDITIONS

Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
No
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:EasyWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:NoGloves Required:No
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
This is an out and back hike that passes through the old tunnel. It follows the old road above Queen Creek. There are some good photo opportunities. Dress warmly as it can be cold and windy in the canyon. Bring water and a snack.
DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD:
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
  • Take the right ramp onto Hwy 60 East toward Globe/Superior.
  • Approximately 3 miles east of Superior is the Queen Creek Tunnel. Just past the tunnel turn right into the parking area. This is the trailhead.