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AZ | Backpacking | Overnight Trip in Superstition Wilderness

Discover the volcanic rock formations and sonoran vegetation of the Superstition mountain wilderness. Hike in roughly 6 miles, crossing shallow streams (seasonal) and make camp. Elevation gain 1000+/- rocky terrain with some overgrown shrubs. Be amazed by the colors of the rock walls during dawn & dusk. Explore ruins left behind by the Indigenous peoples. Stunning views, look and listen for signs of wildlife.

Nearest City: Apache Junction
Maximum Participants: 4
Seasonal Availability:
Dry-Season Only
Winter Only
Year-Round
Very Limited
State: Arizona
Start Time: 6-8 A.M.
Meet-up Location: Apache Junction/Gold Canyon
Difficulty:
Easy
Intermediate
Hard
Extreme
Duration:
1-2 Hours
2-4 Hours
4+ Hours
Minimum age of Participants:
No Children
0-5 Years
6-12 Years
13+ Years
About Me: I am an Arizonan native and a current Leader for both of my Son's Scouting groups.
Certifications I Have: CPR, Wilderness First Aid.
Provided Gear: Tents, sleeping bags, bed mats, firstaid kit, stoves, food, coffee.
Required Gear: Backpacks, change of clothing, terrain appropriate footwear, sunscreen, refillable water containers 4-6 liters, toiletries, bear spray..
Nice-To-Have Gear: Camp pillow (small) , cozy sleep wear. Lightweight camp stool/chair.
Dog Friendly:
Yes
No