In the Tonto National Forest near Apache Junction, Peralta Trailhead is located 49 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona in the Superstition Mountains. Peralta Road to the trailhead is a dirt road but you don’t need a high clearance car. There is plenty of parking in the lot but it gets full by mid-morning during on weekends.
Category: 3 – 5 Miles
Although I am now getting around to write about this trip, we took this trip back in late October/early November of last year. Yep, I got some catching up to do. This is what happens when you are adventuring faster than you can write about them. Not a bad problem to have. Road Trip to
After parking at the little dirt lot at Cloudburst Summit, we began our hike on the small trail off Angeles Crest Hwy (Hwy 2). If you are facing the fire road, this trail is on your left. You can do the Winston Peak loop via the fire road as well. After 0.6 miles and 375 feet
One of my adventure goals for this summer was a sunset hike in the Angeles National Forest. I picked Mt Williamson (8,214′). Total length of the hike is only 5 miles and since it’s doesn’t get dark instantly after the sunset, we would need to hike back in dark less than 2.5 miles. It was