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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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Silly Mountain Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Silly Mountain is a very nice trail if you are looking to get out and take an enjoyable hike. It is a bit rocky though, but nothing severe. The views from above are breath-taking. There is a nice place to rest along the way. Also near the trails is Silly Mountains Botanical Walk. Small, but is educational, especially being new to Az. It's worth a stroll through and a nice added walk to your hike.

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Silly Mountain Park
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Silly mountain is a short and sweet hike on a dollop of desert earth, rather steep as you get closer to the tops. As you drive toward it on Hwy 60, it looks silly and rounded, according to my 9 year old twins. Once at the top, you can stretch your eyes over the distant flat valley, and see the city of Phoenix on a clear day. The hike in its entirety is about 3 miles before you start doing laps. Very kid friendly and easily accessible by car. Great for locals who happen to drive past it and decide last minute to squeeze in a family hike. But if you are looking to do something more challenging, pass up on this one, and drive over to Lost Dutchman.

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Siphon Draw Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike for a short / difficult trail. Beautiful views.

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Siphon Draw Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Amazing hike.. and tough.. its like a hike.. to the actual hike.. when you get to the top, the view is absolutely stunning.

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Superstition Ridgeline
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

The first 1-2 miles are very misleading haha. It seems quite simple until mile three. The last half of this hike is quite difficult, but very much worth it once you reach the top. I would not recommend small children or dogs on this hike with you.

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Apache Trail Scenic Byway: Apache Junction to Roosevelt Dam
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444 Completed 447 Reviews

Absolutely a stunning view of the mountainous terrain between Pheonix and Roosevelt Dam. About half pave and half gravel. So many recreational and camping opportunities. Well worth the time and detour to do.

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Silly Mountain Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Okay trail to ride on horseback. You are very penned in by houses and roads - not enough riding to trailer in. Make sure you know which trail you are heading out on - the south side of the mountain is hard on horses.

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Apache Trail
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5 Completed 3 Reviews

Glad we finally went past Tortilla Flats...it was worth it. When driving, take your time and be extra careful around the blind turns and curves...unfortunately, others aren't always as careful. Spectacular views along the way and of the dam and bridge at the end...

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Siphon Draw Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

I love this hike, little challenging but so worth it. You have the choice to go to Flat Iron, which will be very difficult since you'll be climbing on boulders and a little bit of rock climbing. Beautiful view from the top.

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Siphon Draw Trail
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11 Completed 8 Reviews

Love the Lost Dutchman trail! Beautiful hike and you can tailor it to kids or the most experienced hikers with the Flat Iron route. Always make this a destination when I'm in the Arizona area.

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