Best trails in Superstition Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Superstition Wilderness, Arizona? AllTrails has 82 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 43 moderate trails in Superstition Wilderness ranging from 1 to 20 miles and from 1,669 to 5,065 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
The Superstition Wilderness area is open only to hikers and equestrians; no 4wd vehicles, ATVs, dirt bikes, or bicycles are permitted in the wilderness area.
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Map of trails in Superstition Wilderness
Park information
Acreage
160200 acres
Top trails (82)
#1 - Hieroglyphic Trail
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
This is a great trail to do in early February with some wildflower bloom & water in the pools of the smooth rock canyon where the petroglyphs are found. It’s tempting to look up at the landscape but yShow more
#2 - Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, parking lot to the trailhead is closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Please check the park website for more information. Show more
#3 - Wave Cave Trail
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
The spectacular views at the top and the shaded cave make this a great hike. The trail has a steep climb at the end and a rocky descent.Show more
#4 - Boulder Canyon Trail
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 4 h 44 m
Boulder Canyon Trail is a 8.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tortilla Flat, Arizona that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trailShow more
#5 - Lone Tree via Peralta Canyon Trail
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 9 m
Lone Tree via Peralta Canyon Trail is a 5.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used Show more
#6 - Monument Canyon and Broadway Cave via Jacob's Trail
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
No parking fee or pass required, but spaces are limited. The trail climbs moderately for most of the trail, but picks up towards the end gaining ~500ft in 1/4 mile. Loose rocks add a bit of difficultShow more
#7 - Weaver's Needle Loop Trail
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 55 m
Weaver's Needle Loop Trail is a 12.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#8 - Battleship Mountain
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 5 h 53 m
It's easy to lose the trail and get too far right of the riverbed after leaving Second Water Trail for the Canyon trail. There is no marked trail up Battleship Mountain when you get there. Get ready tShow more
#9 - Hackberry Springs Loop
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Note: Users have reported that there is a sign at the top of the loop directing hikers away from the route. Cell reception can be tricky. Offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the traiShow more
#10 - Three Sisters Summit
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 4 h 28 m
Three Sisters Summit is a 6.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that offers scenic views and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The traShow more
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