Water trickles over rocks with petroglyphs on Hieroglyphic Trail

Hieroglyphic Trail an easy path to petroglyphs and waterfalls in the Superstition Mountains

Two of the most exciting things to find when you’re out hiking the trails of Arizona are rock art (aka petroglyphs) and waterfalls. If you set out on Hieroglyphic Trail at the foot of the Superstition Mountains at the right time of year, you’ll likely find both.

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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.

Springtime flowers bloom at foot of The Flatiron in Superstition Mountains.

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.