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Join Sirena as she continues her 800 mile Arizona Trail Trek from Mexico to Utah on the Arizona National Scenic Trail!
After a rest day, and event in Superior, join Sirena as she returns to the trail via the new alignment of the Legends of Superior Trail Gateway Community Trail from Pinal City to Picketpost Trailhead! We will meet at the Superior Municipal Airport and will be shuttled to historic Pinal City parking lot where we'll begin our hike.
The hike goes up the hill toward the Apache Tears Mine and descends into Arnett Canyon. In Arnett Creek Canyon, there are sheer cliffs and rock formations, and then the vistas expand as you approach Picketpost Mountain. There is a short climb up and over a hill to Picketpost Trailhead, where you will be shuttled back to your vehicle.
Moderate- 3.7 miles, 200 ft. elevation gain. Much of the trail is in the creekbed of Arnett Creek.
Please come prepared with with everything that you will need to dayhike this passage. You must provide your own equipment and food.
- Several liters of water.
- Snacks for the day.
- Headlamp/ Flashlight
- Sun Hat.
- Comfortable hiking attire.
- A positive attitude.
Directions to Meeting Point (Superior Municipal Airport): Located on the south side of US 60, the Superior Municipal Airport is located two miles east of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and 1.7 miles west of Highway 177.
Donations are greatly appreciated and will go toward Sirena's campaign to raise $20,000 for the Arizona Trail Association to maintain, promote and protect the Arizona National Scenic Trail.
Understand that during participation in this adventure you may be exposed to a variety of hazards and risks, foreseen and unforeseen, which are inherent in each tour and cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of the outing. To participate in any Arizona Trail hike you will be required to sign a form that states your acknowledgement of responsibility, express assumption of risk, and release of liability.
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Arizona Trail Trek
The Arizona Trail Trek is an 800-mile thru-hike from Mexico to Utah to promote the Arizona National Scenic Trail, the Gateway Communities and the new official guidebook!
Join Sirena on selected dayhikes and backpacking trips highlighting the best of the Arizona Trail or at fun Gateway Community events featuring live music, food, and Arizona Trail Ale! Can't get out to any of the events or hikes? Follow along with satellite tracking and on-the-trail updates from the Arizona Trail Association Facebook and on Twitter at @AZTRAIL #AZTtrek as Sirena hikes up the state and shares her experiences.