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Hieroglyphic Trail

Gold Canyon, AZ

Hieroglyphic Trail is a 3 mile trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from September until May. At the end of the trail are petroglyphs and small waterfalls in early spring.

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Flatiron
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6 Completed 1 Reviews

Loved hiking this up to it and the view was amazing

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Meridian Trail
by J M

8 Completed 11 Reviews

There are several trails that branch off. It is a nice medium trail for biking. We did have to get off periodically to navigate a particularly rocky spot in the trail. We had a mixed-age group. Overall it as fun, but the youngest foud it a little too difficult.

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Flatiron
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

Finally made it to the top on my second try.

This is a hard trail. The first 2 miles are a gentle climb with a clearly marked trail. Once you pass the waterfall, the trail goes straight up the mountain. You end up basically bouldering for the last mile as you climb to the top of Flatiron. Between the bouldering and the trip down, you'll have a full body work out.

The view from the top is spectacular and well worth the hike.

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Siphon Draw Trail
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11 Completed 11 Reviews

A difficult trail if you are not in shape. This trail has stunning views and is only to be done by experienced hikers. I would recommend continue beyon flat iron all the way to the top. This is an extra 25 min climb which is also hard and only to be performed by experienced hikers, since there is no 'public' trail going there. Make sure to carry lots of water!

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Flatiron
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11 Completed 11 Reviews

A difficult trail if you are not in shape. This trail has stunning views and is only to be done by experienced hikers. I would recommend continue beyon flat iron all the way to the top. This is an extra 25 min climb which is also hard and only to be performed by experienced hikers, since there is no 'public' trail going there. Make sure you carry lots of water, even in the fall/winter!

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Siphon Draw Trail
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32 Completed 33 Reviews

Just doing Siphon Draw is something many could not do. Awesome day.

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Superstition Ridgeline
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32 Completed 33 Reviews

THE hardest hike I have ever done. VERY difficult.

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Flatiron
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32 Completed 33 Reviews

Just to get to Flatiron is very hard. We went 9 more miles on the entire Superstition Ridgeline epic jaunt.

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Silly Mountain Park
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7 Completed 4 Reviews

There are three types of trails here at this park.

Type 1 - ADA Compliant Botanical Trail
Type 2 - Loop Trails around the base
Type 3 - The CLIMB to the TOP

We did both 2 and 3. Lots of families and small kids making the trek, Even a few that made it to the summit up the harder more technical parts of the climb. Great vistas and easy to find resting benches along the climb. I wouldn't drive across town to hike this one (if my best friend didn't live near the base) but if you are in the area it is a great park to continually work on training and improving.

Take it slow at first on what ever your comfort zone is and then start pushing.

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Flatiron
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Great hike and view!!

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