Cyclone Hill is a short and easy climb up to a small mesa peak that can be done before or after a trip up into the Pinaleno Mountains. On top you will find a 6 foot metal cross, a geocache and excellent views of the eastern Pinalenos & the Gila Valley below.
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.
To hike From Safford, head south on U.S. highway 191. Turn west onto state highway 366 (Swift Trail). Follow highway 366 for approximately 3.3 miles to milepost 117. Turn right onto Forest Road 57 at milepost 117. Follow Forest Road 57 for .17 miles and park at the pulloff to the left.