Rhyodacite Canyon is a 1.6 mile one way hike with 660 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 14 miles northeast of Mesa Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. February and January are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Familiarize yourself with Goldfield Hi Country via Gateway Canyon, AZ.
The turnoff for this trail is approximately 2.75 miles into the Gateway Canyon hike. You will see the canyon open up for you on the right at this point bushwhack your way down into the wash and follow it to your hearts content. You can return the way you came or connect to one of many other routes.
Check out the Official Route.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking 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.
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.