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 Black Mesa Trail #241, AZ
Description 72 Triplogs 0 Topics
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 Superstitions NW
Difficulty 1.5    Route Finding
Distance One Way 2.9 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,419 feet
Elevation Gain 355 feet
Accumulated Gain 408 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 4.26
Author Unregistered
Descriptions 3,738
Routes 0
Photos 0
Trips 248 map ( 429 miles )
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24  2015-03-26
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Yellow Peak Hackberry Loo
12  2015-02-22
Yellow Peak Hackberry Loo
trekkin gecko
16  2015-02-15
Black Mesa Loop - Superst
100  2015-02-09 dmarsceill
2  2015-02-01
Black Mesa Loop - Superst
3  2015-01-17
Battleship - Yellow Peak
joe bartels
25  2015-01-17
Battleship-Yellow Peak Ca
The Eagle
10  2015-01-17
Battleship - Yellow Peak
12  2015-01-17
Yellow Off-Trail Lasso
16  2015-01-17
Second Water-Black Mesa-B
4  2015-01-09
Black Top Mesa
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Trailhead Forecast
Historical Weather
Map - Beartooth Superstition Wilderness
Forest Tonto
Wilderness Superstition
Backpack - Yes & Connecting
Seasons - Autumn to Spring
Official Route
Alternative Routes
Nearby Hikes Area Water Sources
direct air miles away to trailhead
0.9  Second Water Canyon
0.9  Second Water Trail #236
0.9  Cholla Tank
1.0  Massacre Grounds Upper First Water Loop
1.0  Old West Boulder Canyon Ridge
1.0  Aylor's Arch
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One-Way Notice: This hike is listed as One-Way. When you hike several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.

    Directions Preferred Months Dec Jan Feb Mar
    Preferred Start7 AM Sunrise6:19am Sunset6:43pm
    Road / VehicleFR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay
    Fees / Permit

    Tonto Pass is a forest wide permit for recreational sites and campgrounds. Typically not for trailheads.

    To First Water Trailhead
    From Mesa follow Highway 60 East to Idaho Road. Turn North onto Idaho Road which is SR88 and follow North 2.2 miles. SR88 bends right just past Scenic St. and Idaho continues North. Be sure to go right and stay on SR88. Follow SR88 5.2 miles to the signed turnoff for First Water Trailhead, this is FR-78. Turn right on to FR-78 and follow 2.6 miles to the end.

    This trailhead feature restrooms without running water. The large parking area fills up in season. When full utilize the Horse Lot 0.5 miles back.

    From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 43.1 mi - about 59 mins
    From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 136 mi - about 2 hours 16 mins
    From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 187 mi - about 3 hours 3 mins
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