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110 mi 178 km of trail 11 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 29 Trails Hard Trails 10 Trails
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gem Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.

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Recommended Routes in Apache Junction - 11

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Favorite The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Difficult

Superstition Ridgeline

11.2 mi 18.1 km 3,431' Up 1045.89 m Up 3,286' Down 1001.49 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite This is just a sampling of the hieroglyphics you'll see along the trail.
Intermediate

Hieroglyphic Trail #101

3.0 mi 4.8 km 571' Up 174.16 m Up 571' Down 173.96 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Second Water/Black Mesa/Dutchman Loop

9.3 mi 14.9 km 994' Up 302.89 m Up 994' Down 303.06 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite The trail is rocky and rife with saguaro on the way to the saddle.
Difficult

Bulldog Canyon Saddle and Pass Mountain Trail Loop

5.0 mi 8.1 km 1,090' Up 332.29 m Up 1,090' Down 332.24 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite This is a shot showing my favorite spot on the Blevins Trail - it's colorful in spring and has a good view of Pass Mountain.
Intermediate

Usery Mountain Regional Park Medium Loop

6.3 mi 10.1 km 283' Up 86.3 m Up 278' Down 84.85 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite Enjoy expansive views from the Black Mesa Trail - Dutchman Trail junction
Intermediate/Difficult

Second Water > Boulder Canyon > Dutchman

11.7 mi 18.8 km 987' Up 300.69 m Up 993' Down 302.59 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite This is a shot showing my favorite spot on the Blevins Trail - it's colorful in spring and has a good view of Pass Mountain.
Intermediate

Usery Mountain Regional Park Southeast Trails Loop

7.5 mi 12.0 km 317' Up 96.52 m Up 319' Down 97.13 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite Enjoy great views of Red Mountain along the Saguaro Trail.
Intermediate

Maricopa Trail - Pass Mountain Connector

9.4 mi 15.1 km 538' Up 163.95 m Up 1,335' Down 406.81 m Down

Mesa, AZ
Favorite This is a shot showing my favorite spot on the Blevins Trail - it's colorful in spring and has a good view of Pass Mountain.
Intermediate

Usery Park Large Loop - South Side

7.6 mi 12.2 km 243' Up 74.17 m Up 244' Down 74.39 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite A confusing transition. Look for this sign to the southeast of the permanent toilets and continue on.
Intermediate

Maricopa Trail: Usery Mountain Visitor's Center to Bulldog

13.1 mi 21.1 km 1,079' Up 328.87 m Up 1,079' Down 328.94 m Down

Apache…, AZ
Favorite Large nest of Africanized Bees. Encountered while heading up to the Pass Mountain Route. There is no place to run if these guys get mad.
Difficult

Peak of Interest Loop

9.4 mi 15.1 km 2,191' Up 667.86 m Up 2,191' Down 667.73 m Down

Apache…, AZ

Trails in Apache Junction - 39

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2.4 mi 3.9 km #1Siphon Draw Trail #53
Difficult
Apache Junction, AZ
Difficult
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8.0 mi 12.9 km #2Superstition Ridgeline Trail
Very Difficult
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Very Difficult
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1.5 mi 2.4 km #3Wind Cave Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #4Massacre Grounds Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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18.7 mi 30.1 km #5Dutchman Trail #104
Intermediate/Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Gold Camp, AZ
7.5 mi 12.1 km #6Pass Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
3.1 mi 5.1 km #7Blevins Trail
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
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7.8 mi 12.6 km #8Boulder Canyon Trail #103
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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3.3 mi 5.3 km #9Second Water Trail #236
Intermediate
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Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
5.7 mi 9.2 km #10Lost Goldmine Trail: East
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #11Hawes Loop Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.6 mi 2.6 km #12Lost Sheep Trail
Easy
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Easy
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5.7 mi 9.2 km #13Jacobs Crosscut Trail #58
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #14EJ Peak Trail (Lone Mountain)
Difficult
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Difficult
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3.0 mi 4.9 km #15Black Mesa Trail #241
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #16Bulldog Saddle Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #17Cat Peaks Trail
Intermediate
Mesa, AZ
Intermediate
Mesa, AZ
1.2 mi 1.9 km #18Amigos Wash Trail
Intermediate
Mesa, AZ
Intermediate
Mesa, AZ
2.3 mi 3.7 km #19Maricopa Trail: Pass Mountain Trail Connector
Intermediate
Mesa, AZ
Intermediate
Mesa, AZ
1.0 mi 1.6 km #20Chain Fruit Trail
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ
Intermediate
Apache Junction, AZ

Photos of Apache Junction - 59

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Dawn from the top of Flatiron Trail
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
The saddle above Flatiron Trail, lit by the city, about 2:30AM. For me, the moment the camera earned its pack weight.
Jan 25, 2020 near Apache…, AZ
This is a shot showing my favorite spot on the Blevins Trail - it's colorful in spring and has a good view of Pass Mountain.
Jan 18, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
It's a gorgeous view from the top of the Black Mesa Trail.
Jan 8, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
Enjoy phenomenal desert views from the Ruidoso Trail.
Mar 12, 2017 near Apache…, AZ
If you think you're done going up, lower your expectation.
May 13, 2019 near Apache…, AZ
Looking up at Flatiron
May 13, 2019 near Apache…, AZ
Awesome rock formations up there.
May 13, 2019 near Apache…, AZ