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Chuparosa Canyon - Superstitions, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Superstitions SW
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Difficulty 3.5 of 5
Route Finding 3 of 5
Distance One Way 2.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 2,083 feet
Elevation Gain 1,880 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,952 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 8.76
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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43  2018-01-27 adilling
11  2016-03-08 vanman
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14  2016-01-08 vanman
10  2015-12-17 vanman
23  2015-03-06 Grasshopper
12  2015-03-06 AZLumberjack
10  2015-03-03 vanman
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Preferred   Feb, Nov, Mar, Jan
Sun  7:30am - 5:42pm
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Official Route
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Nearby Area Water
Superstition Peak 5057 - Balanced Rock Loop
Superstition Peak 5057 - Balanced Rock Loop
0.0 mi away
7.0 mi
3,200 ft
Ermahgerd Canyon
Ermahgerd Canyon
0.0 mi away
5.7 mi
2,600 ft
Superstition Peak 5057 via Hiero
0.0 mi away
3.9 mi
3,022 ft
Hieroglyphics Trail #101
Hieroglyphics Trail #101
0.1 mi away
3.0 mi
650 ft
Lost Goldmine Trail - Cloudview to LG TH
Lost Goldmine Trail - Cloudview to LG TH
0.1 mi away
6.1 mi
1,060 ft
Superstition Peak 5057 Loop via Hiero
Superstition Peak 5057 Loop via Hiero
0.1 mi away
11.4 mi
3,800 ft
Old Horse Trail
Old Horse Trail
1.0 mi away
4.0 mi
288 ft
Gila Monster
Gila Monster
1.1 mi away
2.1 mi
312 ft
Lost Goldmine - Cloudview Rd to Jacobs #58
Lost Goldmine - Cloudview Rd to Jacobs #58
1.1 mi away
3.3 mi
279 ft
Cougar Trail - Gold Canyon
1.2 mi away
2.8 mi
330 ft
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Likely In-Season!
Chuparosa Canyon - Superstitions is a 2.25 mile one way hike with 1,952 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 18 miles east of Mesa Arizona. February and November 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.

The canyon east of Hieroglyphic Canyon within the Western Superstition Wilderness. This less visited canyon hike is scenic, rugged and mostly off-trail.

This unofficial hike is arbitrary. Don't rush it. Explore a little. For you are today's Tom Sawyer.

Check out the Official Route.

    One-Way Notice
    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.

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    Map Drive

    To hike
    From the Phoenix area- From the East Valley follow US 60 East to South Kings Ranch Road. Kings Ranch Road is 14.1 miles east of Power Road for reference. Turn North on Kings Ranch Rd and follow to 2.8 miles to Baseline. Turn East on Baseline and follow 0.2 miles to Mohican. Turn North onto Mohican and follow 0.4 miles to Valleyview Road. Turn West onto Valleyview and follow (naturally turns North, and turns into Whitetail Road) for 1.4 miles. At the intersection of Whitetail Rd. and Cloudview Road turn East and follow 0.4 miles to the end. The trailhead parking is here and the trail is easy to spot to the East. Also see under above "alternate" routes section, GPS Driving Route for download.
    page created by Grasshopper on Mar 07 2015 6:22 pm
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