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556 mi 895 km of trail 21 Featured Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 26 Trails Intermediate Trails 58 Trails Hard Trails 11 Trails
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Featured Runs in Tonto National Forest - 21

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Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.

Peralta Out and Back

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Loop • 1,338 ft Ascent 407.81 m Ascent

Singletrack Gold Camp, AZ

( 30 )
Favorite Awesome rock formations up there.

Superstition Ridgeline

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Point to Point • 3,431 ft Ascent 1045.89 m Ascent

Singletrack Apache Junction, AZ

( 23 )
Favorite Along the Peralta Canyon Trail, you'll have a spectacular view of the mountains behind you as you're on your way to Weaver's Needle.

Weavers Needle Loop

12.7 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 2,643 ft Ascent 805.52 m Ascent

Singletrack Gold Camp, AZ

( 17 )
Favorite Cliff jumpers take advantage of the scenery for excellent action shots (we saw one person jump from the top of the waterfall)

Fossil Springs Trail

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Out and Back • 1,426 ft Ascent 434.7 m Ascent

Singletrack Pine, AZ

( 12 )
Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km • Loop • 994 ft Ascent 302.89 m Ascent

Singletrack Apache Junction, AZ

( 9 )
Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Out and Back • 571 ft Ascent 174.16 m Ascent

Singletrack Apache Junction, AZ

( 12 )
Favorite Peralta Canyon Trail.

Miners Needle Loop

8.5 mi 13.6 km • Loop • 1,190 ft Ascent 362.85 m Ascent

Singletrack Gold Camp, AZ

( 10 )
Favorite The Four Peaks segment of the AZT offers great views of Theodore Roosevelt Lake.

Four Peaks

12.4 mi 19.9 km • Out and Back • 2,074 ft Ascent 632.12 m Ascent

Singletrack Tonto Basin, AZ

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Trails in Tonto National Forest - 74

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2.4 mi 3.9 km #1 Siphon Draw Trail #53
Apache Junction, AZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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8.0 mi 12.9 km #2 Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
8.0 mi 12.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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3.9 mi 6.4 km #3 200 Trail
Payson, AZ
3.9 mi 6.4 km Payson, AZ
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #4 Butcher Jones Trail #463
Apache Junction, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
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0.4 mi 0.7 km #5 Lower Cliff Dwelling Trail
Tonto Basin, AZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km Tonto Basin, AZ
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1.5 mi 2.4 km #6 Wind Cave Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
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7.8 mi 12.6 km #7 Boulder Canyon Trail #103
Apache Junction, AZ
7.8 mi 12.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
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6.2 mi 10.0 km #8 Peralta Canyon Trail
Gold Camp, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km Gold Camp, AZ
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #9 Massacre Grounds Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
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3.5 mi 5.7 km #10 Horton Creek Trail
Star Valley, AZ
3.5 mi 5.7 km Star Valley, AZ
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29.9 mi 48.0 km #11 AZT - Passage 19 - Superstition Wilderness
Superior, AZ
29.9 mi 48.0 km Superior, AZ
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7.5 mi 12.1 km #12 Pass Mountain Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
7.5 mi 12.1 km Apache Junction, AZ
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18.7 mi 30.1 km #13 AZT - Passage 18 - Reavis Canyon
Superior, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km Superior, AZ
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3.3 mi 5.3 km #14 Second Water Trail #236
Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
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49.9 mi 80.2 km #15 Highline Trail #31 (NRT)
Star Valley, AZ
49.9 mi 80.2 km Star Valley, AZ
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18.7 mi 30.1 km #16 Dutchman Trail #104
Gold Camp, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km Gold Camp, AZ
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3.3 mi 5.3 km #17 See Canyon Trail #184
Star Valley, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Star Valley, AZ
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4.6 mi 7.4 km #18 Flume Trail
Pine, AZ
4.6 mi 7.4 km Pine, AZ
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6.2 mi 9.9 km #19 Barnhardt Trail #43
Payson, AZ
6.2 mi 9.9 km Payson, AZ
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3.5 mi 5.6 km #20 Bluff Springs Trail #235
Gold Camp, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Gold Camp, AZ
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