|Posted on November 19, 2016 at 12:10 AM|
Peralta Trail #102 to Fremont Saddle | Hiking Arizona | Mountain Matron
Peralta Trail | Superstition Wilderness | Gold Canyon, Arizona
Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle - A scenic yet moderate trail nestled in the southwest end of the Superstition Wilderness. This popular weekend destination traverses a rugged up hill path through Peralta Canyon. Once at Fremont Saddle you have a wide-open view of Weaver’s Needle, a prominent spire of volcanic rock seen for miles across the Superstitions. Return by the same route.
• Level: Easy/ Moderate
• Length: 5 miles
• Elevation: approx 1300 ft. gain
• Type: Out and Back
• Open: All Year
• Permit: No
• Drive time from Phoenix: 1.2 hours
• Dogs are permitted
• Features: Weaver’s Needle – Fremont Saddle- Hoodoos
• No parking fee
• Moderately populated
• Conditions: Well Maintained
• Vehicle Requirements: None
• Services: Vault Toilet
Use the Trails Illustrated, Superstition Wilderness & Four Peaks Wilderness Areas map 851 for additional trails located at trailhead and connecting loops for backpacking. Dirt Forest Road for 5+ miles to the trailhead, but is accessible by sedan.
* Dutchmans Trail #104 * Bluff Springs Trail #235
East on U.S. 60, 8 miles past Apache Junction to Gold Canyon – Exit Left on Peralta Road - Follow for 5.5 miles – at Y go Left and up the road - 2 miles to Peralta TH.
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