Dogs are also able to use this trail. Download the free, full-sheet USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Weavers Needle topo map as an Adobe PDF. Make a left onto Peralta Rd (North; FSR 77) and drive about 7.2 miles to the parking lot at road's end (at 5.5 mile fork, bear left keeping on FSR 77). I packed 6 liters of water at 77 degree temps and needed every drop. Password help. I used the All Trails recorder and that is most helpful. The floor size is 1,441 sqft. The route is trad, and opportunities for protection with traditional gear are ample. Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Gold Canyon? Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! the springs were flowing enough to have to cross on rocks. Share a Video . Long rocky elevation climb followed by more rocks and more climbing. It looked well beyond my abilities from this angle, with it’s eroded volcanic cliffs seeming near vertical. Great trail. I loved this trail! The trail rises through some lush desert foliage before offering fantastic views of Peralta Canyon as well as Weavers Needle — a towering volcanic neck that was once the core of ancient super-volcano. New shoots are starting to appear however. Seeing weavers needle, if you go clockwise, as you crest the top is pretty cool to see. One of a kind experience in the Superstitions. Circumnavigate Weaver Needle on this 13 mile loop hike. 6690 S Weavers Needle Trl, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 is a single family home built in 2000. Weaver's Needle Loop Trail is a 12.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Weaver's Needle, named for Army scout and mountain man Pauline Weaver, is one of the all-time landmarks of central Arizona. Add a Symbol . Your hike will begin at the mouth of the Peralta Canyon, and the path will be a heavily vegetated yet rugged path. This adventure is not one for the faint of heart. No fee for parking. Located in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, Arizona, Weavers Needle was created when a thick layer of tuff was heavily eroded, creating the spire as an erosional remnant with a summit elevation of 4,555 feet. We then connected with Terrapin trail #234 to cut across to the needle. hiked it 2 weeks ago but got dark before we made it to the top. Bluff Springs trail is a lot more desolate, and less traveled, and a great finish to the day. 6600 S Weavers Needle Trail, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 (MLS# 6137927) is a Single Family property that was sold at $275,000 on October 21, 2020. Great trail! My GPS clocked this loop at 13 miles, not 12. To get to the base of the needle we went past the Weavers Needle Crosscut and had to go off trail and try to find a suitable route of class 3 bushwacking to get to the base of the needle. Sign Up or Log In. Weaver's Needle can be climbed as a four-pitch route. Near Gold Camp, Arizona. Although, beautiful views and wonderful area. 10865007 is the parcel's ID. After that, the crowd will thin on a more gradual descent through the Boulder Canyon to the Dutchman Trail split. Great hike. Amazing views, long and recommended. Rocky...but a great hike and workout. It was full of gorgeous views and had diverse plants and wildlife. The trail coming in from the right is the Dutchman's Trail (if you had taken the shortcut described earlier), turn left, however, onto the Terrapin Trail (#234). Each of the pitches is rated a 5.0 or less, with the second pitch being more of a class 4 scramble. We took over 5 liters of water together in camelbaks and barely made it without running out. loved this hike. • Close to riding trails • Nearby ATV Trails • Over 375 Sites • Full Hookups • PAVED PADs @ each site • 2 Recreation Halls • Heated Swimming Pool • Spa • Fitness Room • Putting Green • Pickle Ball Courts • Bocce Ball Courts • Shuffle Board Courts. The trail drops quickly from the saddle as it starts meandering its way towards the base of Weavers. The property has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Continue 8 miles to the end of the road at the Peralta Trailhead. Add a Symbol . View fullsize. We did it in one day and took us just under 7 hours. I started before sunrise probably the best part of the hike as I got to see the sunrise! Runners will circumnavigate Weaver Needle on this 13-mile loop. Peralta trail to Freemont saddle in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. The trail then ascends the bank on the left and begins climbing more steeply with a few switchbacks at the end to Fremont Saddle with nice hoodoos on your left and a great view of Weavers Needle (2.3). Apache Junction, AZ 85119. But it was an amazing day and such an incredible hike! It is a prominent landmark in Arizona's Superstition Mountains.The bulk of volcanic rocks exposed in these mountains are associated with three major ash-flow tuff eruptions at about 24.5 Ma, 18.4 Ma, and 14.9 Ma. This home last sold for $275,000 in October 2020. It has three bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. United States ; Arizona (AZ) Central Arizona ; Apache Junction ; Apache Junction - Things to Do ; Lost Dutchman State Park; Search. Next time will hike the opposite route! I would recommend bringing insect repellent because the trail does have a lot of flies towards the beginning. Weavers Needle Weavers Needle is a 1,000-foot-high column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around. Had my headlamp and a small flashlight and the full moon, which I did a lot of the early hike in. Share a Gem . Dogs are also able to use this trail. Take the Peralta Trail to See Weavers Needle. No permit is required for Weaver's Needle climb, but it's not recommended for novices. That is with multiple stops and lunch break. Trip is worth the effort. Take the Terrapin Trail north through Needle Canyon on the east side of Weavers Needle for 2.9 miles. Why you should go: Arguably the best view of Weavers Needle. The hike starts at the Peralta Trailhead about an hour drive from Phoenix. It is said that the shadow of Weavers Needle reveals the location of the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold M… Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites . Weaver's Needle Crosscut. To start, you'll take the Dutchman Trail #104 going to the right, and you'll work your way around to and then around the Miners Needle. Approach the Needle by hiking north on the Peralta Trail from the Peralta Trailhead up and over Fremont Saddle. A very nice scenic hike. Chris J. Climbers rate Weavers Needle as a class 4 peak with a couple of pitches of class 5. View of the campsite on Fremont Saddle, overlooking Weavers Needle. It was a nice day high of 90 degrees and I drank 4 liters of water bring a lot! The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from October until May. Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! Source: Instagram. what an incredible day I had hiking the Peralta Trail to Fremont saddle. Download the free, full-sheet USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Weavers Needle topo map as an Adobe PDF. The floor size is 1,384 sqft. Located in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, Arizona, Weavers Needle was created when a thick layer of tuff was heavily eroded, creating the spire as an erosional remnant with a summit elevation of 4,555 feet. Compare elevation, range, calories and other trail metrics. Share a Video . Checked into Weaver's Needle late on a Thursday Afternoon after a long day of driving. Share on Trail Run Project. We had rain and scattered clouds and the colors were amazing. Peralta Trail is a beautiful start to any hike. Loved this hike! big rocks the first ways up, gets better after the saddle and goes back downhill. Weaver's Needle, is an erosional remnant resulting from weathering and erosion of the volcanic tuff exposed in the Superstition Mountains. We did the whole loop and accidentally did some extra but there is a huge variation in the terrain as you go. Circumnavigate Weaver Needle with great views all the way. breathtaking views. It was constructed in 2001. Dutchman Trail #104. At the top there is a large rock formation you need to go around to left to get to the view you are really looking for of Weavers Needle. Globe Ranger District 7680 S. Six Shooter Canyon Rd. Moderately difficult hiking trail. The superstition mountains offer a few of the best hikes in Phoenix and Peralta Trail just adds to the list. Based on Redfin's Gold Canyon data, we estimate the home's value is $234,737. It was hairy, gnarly, and amazing. This hike was beautiful! Behind the needle, views span as far north as Crown King. Description: My hike to Fremont Saddle on Peralta trail. totally unique canyon environments. Share a Photo . 588 Reviews #1 of 8 things to do in Apache Junction. The staff and residents were friendly and extremely helpful in finding our lot. 6109N E Apache Trl, 5 miles Northeast of Apache Junction off State Route 88, Apache Junction, AZ 85119 … 20-30 minute drive in on a well maintained dirt road with a few rocky shallow creek crossings. Bathroom at base. This 1,441 square foot house sits on a 6,048 square foot lot and features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Weaver’s Needle has very friendly guests but the park itself has issues. There’s also several camping spots we saw throughout (atleast 5). Weaver's Needle from Peralta Trail, AZ. The Terrapin Trail is a tedious section of the Weaver's Needle Loop that can feel like it drags on forever. Sign Up. Looking south down-canyon. View fullsize. I tried to get over to Weavers Needle but had a hard time navigating that trail but the Peralta Trail to Fremont saddle was completely incredible. Here's a popular loop hike around Weavers Needle from Peralta trailhead. Weavers Needle viewed from Fremont Saddle on Peralta Trail in the Superstition Mountains Weavers Needle fast facts: Named after mountain man … Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest … Casual hike besides length. It stands at roughly 4,500 feet above sea level. But for us, given the choice of a 4 mile up and back or an 8 mile loop, we will always choose the loop! Would not recommend cut across trail, especially alone.Very scrambled and not well marked. theres a nice spot to rest for lunch a little over 1/2 through. Log In. Crossover on the Dutchman (1.1 … Did it alone with my dog, and had some reservations about doing so, but ultimately very glad I did. • Close to riding trails • Nearby ATV Trails • Over 375 Sites • Full Hookups • PAVED PADs @ each site • 2 Recreation Halls • Heated Swimming Pool • Spa ... Weaver’s Needle RV Resort. May never again see the spectacular sights this years wet spring weather provided. You can't miss it. wish I would have gone a bit slower to really take in the views and avoid knee pain on the decline. The wild and rugged Superstition Mountain Wilderness east of Phoenix, Arizona, will thrill any visitor with its landscape of legends, of sweeping desert mountains, of lost gold mines and of Apache Indian hideaways. There are two moderately easy routes to the Weavers Needle summit. Hikers will circumnavigate Weaver Needle on this 13-mile loop. We started up Peralta Trail and then down into the Peralta Canyon and then looped around and up and back out on Bluff Springs Trail. Provides excellent views of Weavers Needle. Loaded with folklore and dangerous tales of gold, this two-piece spire offers the quintessential Sonoran desert adventure.. Lace up your boots, stock up your gear, bid farewell to civilization and head out to the wild. Expect to climb up to Fremont Saddle in just 2.2 miles. This hike features great desert scenery in the historic Superstition Wilderness. We went clockwise and after the initial Peralta climb, there are slight incline changes throughout, some steeper than others, but always with flat inbetween which keeps the hike interesting yet totally managable. It was even cited by legendary Dutchman Jacob Waltz as one of the locator marks for his gold mine. Length 12.4 miElevation gain 2844 ftRoute type Loop Amazing photo opportunities. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. Hike to see Weaver's needle - Lost Dutchman State Park. A single family home is located on a lot of 6,046 sqft. The app says it’s closed but that is not the case (bathrooms are locked due to Covid19 restrictions). The trail was well marked. Once you reach the saddle and see the needle it is breath taking. don't know why- seems odd, and very disappointing- after next week will be in 80s which is when we call it quits till fall. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from October until May. Create Recommended Route or Trail . Doing the entire loop in this heat is difficult and not for the faint of heart, but it is satisfying to tackle it. That is much steeper and the trail is hard to follow at times. I finished in a little over 4 hours but I was moving fast. It took us a little under an hour to reach Fremont Saddle and get a good like at Weaver’s Needle rising over 1000′ from the canyon floor. Looks like it was hiked 3 days ago. I over prepared food and had extras left over. Here is where you will catch your first glimpse of Weavers Needle as it bursts out of the desert floor, letting the surrounding Superstitions recede from its base. Weavers Needle Weavers Needle is a 1,000-foot-high column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around. Andy Atzert. Phone: 480-982-3683. They pretend at first and even give you a code. This was a great hike. View details, map and photos of this single family property with 3 bedrooms and 2 total baths. Hard, beautiful hike. Lengthy day hike, but could be split up into two days if you want to camp. This home was built in 2003 and last sold on 11/10/2016 for $192,000. Fairly busy trail. Weavers Needle viewed from Fremont Saddle on Peralta Trail in the Superstition Mountains Weavers Needle fast facts: Named after mountain man Pauline Weaver; 1,000-foot-high (300 m) Summit elevation of 4,555 feet (1,388 m) Created when a thick layer of fused volcanic ash was heavily eroded; No permit required to hike to Weaver’s Needle, or to climb it. First view of Weavers Needle. I did this hike in a clockwise direction which really doesn't matter much but I recommend the direction to get the steepest part of the hike done first. It was constructed in 2000. The Park Managers go out of their way to make sure their residents ( more like family members) are well taken care of and respected. Peralta Trail is one of the best hikes near Phoenix. Some say the gold can literally be found within the shadow of its peak. Globe, Arizona 85501 (928) 402-6200 Secondary Number: (928) 402-6280 Peralta Trail #102. beautiful hike. View fullsize. Their Wi-Fi is absolutely useless and they know it. This summer’s fire did burn out the back half, but even now the new growth is coming in and neat to see. It has three bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! Be prepared for thistles, but otherwise the trail is pretty clear. No permit is required to hike to Weaver's Needle, or … There is a lot of chatter about dissatisfaction with the management. Their Wi-Fi is absolutely useless and they know it. Off to the right is a nice area you can climb up to get a 360 degree view. 6600 S Weavers Needle Trl , Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4751 is currently not for sale. They are absolutely lying when they say they have Wi-Fi. Well built trail but south facing so very hot. Overall a great hike!! This month, there are Christmas balls hanging in the tree. OR. The 1,383 sq. Any type of vehicle can drive it, but if you have a 4x4 you might as well take it. Trail was fairly crowded up to the needle overlook, but few people following that point. Find Us on Social Media. Weaver's Needle and Fremont Saddle via Peralta Canyon Trail is a 12.4 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Canyon, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Review of Peralta Canyon. Trail marked well. Whiskey Spring Red Tanks Miners Canyon Loop Trail, Bluff Spring Trail to Dutchman Trail to Charlebois Canyon and Le Barge Springs, Bluff Spring Trail and Dutchman Canyon to Charlebois Canyon, Bluff Spring Trail to Peralta Trail Bypass, Miner's Summit to Black Top Mesa and Weavers Needle Loop, Peralta - Horse Camp - Peters - Charlebois - Peralta Loop, Peralta, Bluff Springs, and Dutchman's Trail, Weaver's Needle via Peralta Canyon, Dutchman #104, Bull Pass Trail #129, Black Top Mesa, Terrapin #234 and Bluff Spring Loop, Weaver's Needle and Fremont Saddle via Peralta Canyon Trail. This home was built in 2003 and last sold on 10/21/2020 for $275,000. If I do this loop again, I would do it in reverse and start up Bluff Springs as it was extremely steep and rocky and it's much easier on my knees to go up that kind of terrain than down it. Sold - 6600 S Weavers Needle Trail, Gold Canyon, AZ - $275,000. I went through just under 3L of water but I was also pretty hydrated at the beginning. The loop offers amazing views of Weaver Needle. Gorgeous hike. It is located at the end of a 7 mile dirt road, passable by most cars. Also there were nonstop little flies the whole way getting right in our faces, so bug spray would have been a huge relief. 6642 South Weavers Needle Trail Cynthia E Stravers, Robert T Stravers and one other resident. Definitely recommend the hike! 6704 S WEAVERS NEEDLE Trl is a house in Gold Canyon, AZ 85118. I’m glad I got this experience and will definitely be needing a day or two of R&R! Warning from Matt Hengst in 2012: We had US Marshals pull us over and threaten to arrest us Easter morning while coming out Peralta Road. State Parks. The trail is moderate except on the actual ascent to Weaver’s Needle. We technically did the trail backwards and ended up enjoying it thoroughly. Weavers Needle dawn from Hilltop Trail, McDowell Mountain Regional Park, Maricopa County, Arizona Weavers Needle, a distinctive 4,555-foot (1,388-meter) spire in the Superstition Wilderness in Arizona, is turned golden by the setting sun. Location: Weavers Needle Change: Type: to Trad Sport Toprope Quality: Pitches: Sort by: then: Classic Climbing Routes at Weavers Needle. It can be seen for miles and … Make sure you have the maps downloaded! Base is 30 minutes east of 202 of the 60. In the middle of this wilderness a huge rock monolith rises up out of the desert, the awesome Weavers Needle. Lots of parking at the Peraltra Trailhead and restrooms. The trail is also very well maintained and easy to follow! Also this trail has lots of shaded area and places to stop and rest which was nice. It’s very green right now because of all the rain and is a beautiful hike with amazing views and rock formations. Beautiful. OR. Tales most often begin with the original founders of the gold being killed by the Apache. Lace up your boots, stock up your gear, bid farewell to civilization and head out to the wild. Not easy to follow trail but we were generally on it when we checked. The trip is named for the Miners Needle, a geologic landmark with a hole in it but really there are many similar landmarks that are just as impressive, and you'll enjoy views of them from the start. Lost Dutchman State Park. Want to learn more about 6600 S Weavers Needle Trail? Accomodations: (on site) Toilets Camping Directions: Take the US60 to Peralta Road (just past mile post 204); Peralta road is about 8.3 miles from Apache Junction. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May. Is the trail currently closed? What an incredible morning hike in the Peralta trail to the Fremont saddle oh, I tried to get to the Lone Pine Tree but got so lost because I cannot navigate myself out of my own kitchen LOL. Weavers Needle Lasso Loop, AZ : Hiking: Nov 07 2020: DixieFlyer: Hiking: 14.40 Miles: 3,585 AEG: Hiking: 14.40 Miles: 6 Hrs 23 Mns : 2.57 mph: 3,585 ft AEG: 47 Mns Break . It contains 3 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. Jaw-dropping views of this thousand-foot-high volcanic skyscraper extend generously outward from Freemont Saddle on the Peralta Hiking Trail. Particularly Special Place. nice, hard hike. Flag Inappropriate Post ... Weavers Needle … I would only encourage you to do this hike if you're physically fit and well prepared. View fullsize. lots of snakes. Many spots along the loop from which to choose, if you decide to camp. The loop around Weaver Needle is about 20 km (13 mi). Most of the trail has burn scares from the fire this summer but lots of new growth happening. Plan several extra hours. There is a fairly noticeable "use" trail here that is easy to follow up and to the left of the " solid rectangular boulder pile " on the ridge ahead. came back today to finish what we started and its closed off due to covid19. Plan on a lot of time and an early start. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. The direction of this loop is up the Bluff Springs Trail for 2 miles. I went in the fall, when the high was only in the 80s - would rate the difficulty as moderate in these conditions, but could see it being difficult when it gets hot out. Highly recommend starting out counter-clockwise. I only went through 4 liters but if you think you are going to skate by with 1 or 2 water bottles - thing again! From Apache Junction, drive about 8.5 miles east on U.S. Highway 60, then turn left on Peralta Road (Forest Road 77), which is a maintained dirt road. 10865007 is the parcel's ID. Weavers Needle is an erosional remnant of the area's complex and tumultuous volcanic past: The trail begins at the mouth of Peralta Canyon and rises quickly on a rugged, heavily vegetated path. Download the free Weavers Needle topo map. road closed at 2nd cattle guard- immediately after lost goldmine parking lot. The path marked fairly well with cairn s. Basically you are heading due west, on a line just south of the Needle. Back to saddle and took Cae Creek trail - gorgeous but definitely use gps and downloaded map and have shows with very good grip. Great hike, beautiful views of Weavers needle! This is a challenging (but okay for kids) hike with awesome views - the view of Weaver's Needle at the end is just a bonus! 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