Black Mesa Trail #241, AZPrint Full | Basic
Description 54 Triplogs 0 Topics
RatedFavorite   Wish List Region
 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 3,692
Routes 0
Photos 0
Trips 248 map ( 429 miles )
Age ?
Rated Viewed All Mine Friends
44  2014-10-12
Garden Valley Loop
23  2014-05-07
Black Mesa Loop - Superst
Outdoor Lover
60  2014-03-30
Black Top Mesa
25  2014-02-23
Black Top Mesa
26  2014-02-01
Nightmare in the Supersti
The Eagle
8  2014-02-01
Nightmare in the Supersti
joe bartels
24  2014-01-22
Second Water Canyon
8  2014-01-13
Black Top Mesa
trekkin gecko
18  2013-10-30
Marsh Valley Loop
Mike Fels
10  2013-10-26
Aylor's Arch loop via Bla
12  2013-03-23
Black Mesa Loop - Superst
5  2013-03-08
Dutchman Trail #104
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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  Massacre Falls Loop - First Water TH
0.9  Second Water Canyon
0.9  Second Water Trail #236
0.9  First Water Tributaries 2947 Loop
0.9  Cholla Tank
1.0  Boulder Canyon Loop from First Water TH
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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 Sunrise7:25am Sunset5:21pm
    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.

    Print Version
    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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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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