Peralta Canyon, Gold Canyon

#10 of 12 in Nature in Central Arizona
Peralta Canyon is a canyon on the backside of Superstition Mountain within the Superstition Mountains. The canyon is a popular hiking destination within the Tonto National Forest and contains a single trail up the canyon to Fremont Saddle at the top of the canyon.
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  • So enjoyed our hike on Peralta Trail 102. Hike took us about 3 hours up & back. Total hike was just under 5 miles. Such a beautiful canyon with lots of shrubs and cacti. We felt like we were in Utah o...  more »
  • You access Peralta Canyon from Hwy 60 and Peralta Rd. 7 miles of dirt road will get you to the beginning of several trail heads. I have done 3 of these hikes and I find them all enjoyable for differen...  more »
  • Came here to hike the Peralta trail. A bit challenging but great. Some shaded spots for resting during the first 1/3 but pretty sunny and exposed thereafter. Great view at the saddle. We brought some ...  more »

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