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Hieroglyphic Trail 101 | Hiking Arizona | Mountain Matron

Posted on October 15, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Hieroglyphic Trail  #101 | Hiking Arizona | Mountain Matron

 Hieroglyphic Trail | Superstition Wilderness | Gold Canyon, AZ


A perfect introduction to the Sonoran Desert with this trail tucked in the Superstition Wilderness offering seasonal waterfalls. Welcomes all skill levels as an easy to follow, little elevation gain and low mileage trail. Show this trail to your out of town visitors and you can be sure they’ll visit again very soon. Bring the kids and fur babies on this hike!


• Level: Easy

• Length: 3 miles

• Elevation: approx 600 ft. gain

• Type: Out and Back

• Open: All Year

• Permit: No

• Drive time from Phoenix: 1 hour

• Dogs are permitted

• Features: Waterfalls – Petroglyphs

• No parking fee

• Moderately populated

• Conditions: Well Maintenanced

• Vehicle Requirements: None

• Services: Vault Toilet


Directions: East on U.S. 60, 5 miles from Apache Junction – Exit North on Kings Ranch Road, 1.6 miles - East on Baseline Ave, .3 miles - North on Mohican Road, .3 miles - West on Valley View Drive - North on Whitetail Road, .3 miles - East on Cloudview Ave., .4 miles to dead end/TH

Where Your Hike Begins (Be sure to close each gate after moving through it!)

Disclosure: As with any outdoor activity you need to plan properly and adhere to all National, State and City ordinances. We only offer an insight to our own experiences and do not take any responsibility for you or any persons accompanying you on this or any outdoor recreation activities listed on this website or any other Mountain Matron Social Outlets.

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