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Best trails in Gold Canyon

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Looking for a great trail near Gold Canyon, Arizona? AllTrails has 47 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Lost Dutchman State Park or Prospector Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Gilbert Riparian Preserve or Silly Mountain Park. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 24 hard trails in Gold Canyon ranging from 5.4 to 27.1 miles and from 1,669 to 5,045 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 Gold Canyon
Top trails (47)
#1 - Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle is a 5.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#2 - 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
#3 - 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
#4 - Dutchman and Bluff Springs Loop
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
Dutchman and Bluff Springs Loop is a 9.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#5 - 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
#6 - Three Sisters Summit
Superstition Wilderness
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 4 h 28 m
As of June 04, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area due to wildfires. Please consult the park's website before visiting.Show more
#7 - Montana Mountain/Queen Valley OHV Trail
White Canyon Wilderness
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Length: 43.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
Great high desert loop route for SUVs and ATVs, that climbs to over 5,000 feet with panoramic desert and mountain views. Crosses many hiking trails into the bordering Superstition Wilderness. Popular Show more
#8 - Rogers Canyon Trail
Superstition Wilderness
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(144)
Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
The road to the trailhead is rough. Take caution and make sure you have the correct vehicle to get there.Show more
#9 - Weaver's Needle and Fremont Saddle via Peralta Canyon Trail
Superstition Wilderness
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(167)
Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 51 m
Weaver's Needle and Fremont Saddle via Peralta Canyon Trail is a 7.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as mShow more
#10 - Peralta Canyon Trail to Robber's Roost
Superstition Wilderness
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(95)
Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Peralta Canyon Trail to Robber's Roost is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
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