A pair of hikers spent an unplanned night in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains wilderness area and have some tips to share with other hikers.
If you want to see the spectacular Massacre Grounds waterfalls in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains you’ll need to time your visit well. Water only flows for a short time after rain or snow showers.
Two of the most exciting things to find when you’re on the trails of Arizona are rock art (aka petroglyphs) and waterfalls. If you hike Hieroglyphic Trail in the Superstition Mountains at the right time of year, you’ll likely find both.
Canyon Lake is one of Arizona’s beautiful gems. If you want to gain a true appreciation for this spectacular oasis on the edge of the desert, you have to paddle back into the shallow coves.
Wave Cave is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Arizona. Find out how to take your own wave cave pictures, get trailhead directions and a permit.
Set in the rugged desert landscape of the Superstition Mountains, Weavers Needle is an erosional remnant column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around.
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Wave Cave is a popular hiking destination in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. This very scenic may be considered a little short by avid hikers, yet it provides a good workout due to the steep and slippery route up to the cave. Read this post to find out more details and how to get there.
East of Mesa, AZ sits the Superstition Mountains. Legends abound of gold stashes such as the “Lost Dutchman” mine.
Less legendary, but equally impressive, are the flowers that put on a show each Spring. Check out this post for pictures of beautiful flowers seen along Siphon Draw Trail and tips for viewing them on your own.
Updated March 10, 2018 Hovering high above the eastern edge of Arizona’s Valley of the Sun is a natural monument … More
A few days each year, for just a few minutes, a shadow on the Superstition Mountains east of Apache Junction, depicts what appears to be a cougar chasing its prey. Find out when and where to view this amazing Arizona wonder in this post, with a clickable map to take you there.