A pair of hikers spent an unplanned night in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains wilderness area and have some tips to share with other hikers.
Timing is crucial if you want to see this spectacular waterfall on Massacre Grounds Trail in the Superstition Mountains
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.
Hike Hieroglyphic Trail #101 for an easy path to petroglyphs and waterfalls in the Superstition Mountains
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.
Stunning beauty exists deep in the shallow coves of Canyon Lake
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.
Challenging Wave Cave Trail is an Arizona favorite for pictures
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.
Legend says shadow of Weavers Needle points way to gold in Superstition Mountains
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.
Meet the artist behind the desert moon pic that went viral
Recently, I had a chance conversation with Saija Lehtonen – the photographer who brought a well-timed shot of a desert … More
Slow down and explore the Apache Trail
Ever wondered what travel was like before most roads were paved with concrete and asphalt? You can find out on … More
More Superstitions: Wave Cave
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.
Legendary Superstition Mountain blooms
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.
This challenging hike to Flatiron Peak in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains will leave you breathless
Flatiron Peak in Arizona’s Superstition Mountains lures thousands of hikers to it every year. Here’s how to experience it for yourself.
Superstition Mountains cougar shadow appears only a few days a year
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.