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The Best Backpacking in Queen Creek

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Top backpacking spots in and near Queen Creek

  • Queen Creek, Arizona

    Hike the Dynamite and Goldmine Loop

    4.7 mi / 773 ft gain
    This trail is a moderately-rated hike. It is used for a variety of activities including hiking, mountain biking, running, and walking. To access the trail, it is important to note that there is a $7 cash parking fee, so be prepared! The beginning of the trail is the most challenging part as it ...
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  • Queen Creek, Arizona

    Goldmine Mountain Peak Trail

    3.47 mi / 686 ft gain
    Goldmine Mountain Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Chandler Heights, Arizona.
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  • Gold Canyon, Arizona

    Hike Carney Springs to Superstition Peak 5057

    5.0
    9.5 mi / 3600 ft gain
    This is the true beast hike of the Superstitions. If you think Flatiron is a toughy, give this a whirl! You will be poked, prodded, slapped, smacked, jolted, tripped and stabbed the entire way, but rewarded with arguably the finest sights the valley of the sun has to offer: the entire Superstitio...
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  • Maricopa County, Arizona

    Second Water To Boulder Canyon Camp

    9.12 mi / 951 ft gain
    Second Water To Boulder Canyon Camp is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tortilla Flat, Arizona.
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  • Maricopa County, Arizona

    Battleship Mountain

    11.43 mi / 1722 ft gain
    Battleship Mountain is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    White Rock Springs Camp Loop via First Water Trailhead

    4.7
    24.18 mi / 3635 ft gain
    The Superstition Wilderness is a stunning 160,200 acre area outside Apache Junction, AZ, with over 170 miles of (variously maintained) trail networks. There are any number of trips you can design to fit your time and skill level. This adventure offers a three day/ two night backpacking trip cover...
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  • Gold Canyon, Arizona

    Backpack the Bluff Springs Loop

    4.0
    15 mi / 600 ft gain
    From the Peralta Trailhead, start hiking on Bluff Springs Trail.  This trail will wind over a few hills past incredible views, and then take you down into a wash.In the wash you will intersect with the Terrapin Trail.  Turn left onto the Terrapin Trail, and it will take you out of the wash and pa...
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  • Gold Canyon, Arizona

    Bluff Spring Trail to Dutchman Trail to Charlebois Canyon and Le Barge Springs

    11.25 mi / 2018 ft gain
    Bluff Spring Trail to Dutchman Trail to Charlebois Canyon and Le Barge Springs is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Gold Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    La Barge Boulder Canyon Loop Trail

    27.61 mi / 4062 ft gain
    La Barge Boulder Canyon Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Gold Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Bursera South Loop

    6.2 mi / 1093 ft gain
    Bursera South Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Bursera National Pyramid Loop

    11.24 mi / 2116 ft gain
    Bursera National Pyramid Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Laveen, Arizona.
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  • Fountain Hills, Arizona

    Dixie Mine, Coachwhip, Windmill, Bell Pass and Prospector Loop

    10.14 mi / 1207 ft gain
    Dixie Mine, Coachwhip, Windmill, Bell Pass and Prospector Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Fountain Hills, Arizona.
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  • Rogers Trough Trailhead, Arizona

    Hike Rogers Canyon Trail

    5.0
    8 mi / 1108 ft gain
    The Superstition Wilderness is a vast rugged landscape where you can find the cultural remains of ancient Hohokam, Salado, Apache, and Yavapais tribes.  Rogers Canyon Trail takes you to one of the most impressive and best preserved archaeological sites this region has to offer.  These Salado ruin...
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  • Phoenix, Arizona

    Charles M. Christiansen Trail 100

    11.02 mi / 1135 ft gain
    Charles M. Christiansen Trail 100 is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Phoenix, Arizona.
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    Reavis Falls Trail

    12.83 mi / 3228 ft gain
    Reavis Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Arizona Trail from Roosevelt Lake to Pigeon Spring Road

    18.53 mi / 6365 ft gain
    Arizona Trail from Roosevelt Lake to Pigeon Spring Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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