Best trails in Apache Junction

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Looking for a great trail near Apache Junction, Arizona? AllTrails has 49 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Lost Dutchman State Park or Phoenix Mountain Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Echo Canyon Park or Phoenix Mountain Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 27 moderate trails in Apache Junction ranging from 1.6 to 17.7 miles and from 1,725 to 3,897 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Apache Junction
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#1 - Flatiron via Siphon Draw Trail
Lost Dutchman State Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 4 h
Note: The upper portion of the trail has several trail changes due to recent rock slides. Use caution. Park Entrance Fee: Week days - $7.00 Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults); Weekends - $10/vehicle $3.00 IndiShow more
#2 - 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
#3 - Wind Cave Trail
Usery Mountain Regional Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Please note: Users have reported this trail has a temporary closure due to the bees. Please consult the park's website before visiting. Very nice, scenic hike that is somewhat challenging. The beginnShow more
#4 - Treasure Loop Trail
Lost Dutchman State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Park Fee = $ 7.00 Park Fee = $10.00 on weekendsShow more
#5 - 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
#6 - Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Lost Dutchman State Park
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 7 h 11 m
Superstition Ridgeline Trail is a 10.7 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Apache Junction, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is pShow more
#7 - Brittlebush and Crest Trail
Silly Mountain Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Silly Mountain Park is on the edge of Apache Junction and Gold Canyon. It has a few miles of new trails that loop around the mountain. It's a nice hike with kids/pets. Used by bikers and runners too.Show 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 - Superstition Peak 5024 via Siphon Draw Trail
Lost Dutchman State Park
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
Lost Dutchman State Park has a day use fee of $10 ($5 for Active Duty Serviceman). The Superstition Peak 5024 trail starts at the Siphon Draw trail head at the Lost Dutchman State Park and follows tShow more
#10 - Praying Hands to Slot Rock
Lost Dutchman State Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
Praying Hands to Slot Rock is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Apache Junction, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
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