10865011 is the parcel's ID. I’m glad I got this experience and will definitely be needing a day or two of R&R! Most people take the Peralta Hiking Trail up to Freemont Saddle and then turn around. It was even cited by legendary Dutchman Jacob Waltz as one of the locator marks for his gold mine. Globe, Arizona 85501 (928) 402-6200 Secondary Number: (928) 402-6280 20-30 minute drive in on a well maintained dirt road with a few rocky shallow creek crossings. 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. A very nice scenic hike. It contains 3 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. MLS# 6137927. Weavers Needle Weavers Needle is a 1,000-foot-high column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around. 6600 S Weavers Needle Trl , Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4751 is currently not for sale. It was constructed in 2001. Definitely recommend the hike! The 1,383 sq. big rocks the first ways up, gets better after the saddle and goes back downhill. Why you should go: Arguably the best view of Weavers Needle. Peralta trail pretty crowded for mid week mid day. Highly recommend starting out counter-clockwise. Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile . Well built trail but south facing so very hot. Create Recommended Route or Trail . Some say the gold can literally be found within the shadow of its peak. The property has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Be prepared for thistles, but otherwise the trail is pretty clear. Fantastic hike though! Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! A single family home is located on a lot of 4,761 sqft. The Park Managers go out of their way to make sure their residents ( more like family members) are well taken care of and respected. 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. I only went through 4 liters but if you think you are going to skate by with 1 or 2 water bottles - thing again! We timed it perfectly so on the return we hit the last 2 miles at golden hour and the valley was lit up like a dream. 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. Long rocky elevation climb followed by more rocks and more climbing. It is said that the shadow of Weavers Needle reveals the location of the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold M… I did this trail Dec 5 2020. Base is 30 minutes east of 202 of the 60. They pretend at first and even give you a code. One of a kind experience in the Superstitions. Distance: 5 miles; Elevation: 1,571 feet ; Difficulty: Moderate; This is possibly the most popular hike in the Superstitions, and for good reason. Award Winning Service. 5 Total Climbs. 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. 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. This summer’s fire did burn out the back half, but even now the new growth is coming in and neat to see. Additionally, there is a portion of the trail where Weavers Needle isn't visible, and since the Terrapin Trail never heads in the direction of the needle, you'll want to have a good trail map to navigate the area. 6704 S WEAVERS NEEDLE Trl was built in 2000 and last sold on August 31, 2015 for $158,000. I started before sunrise probably the best part of the hike as I got to see the sunrise! Peralta Trail hike to Fremont Saddle not only gives you a great view of Weavers Needle but also get some stunning views of the entire area. Sign Up. May never again see the spectacular sights this years wet spring weather provided. Lost Dutchman State Park. Approach the Needle by hiking north on the Peralta Trail from the Peralta Trailhead up and over Fremont Saddle. • 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. It was a nice day high of 90 degrees and I drank 4 liters of water bring a lot! Great trail, well marked, easy to find. lots of snakes. In spring, the trail has an abundance of wildflowers blooming; this is probably the best time of year to run this loop. We had rain and scattered clouds and the colors were amazing. Excellent, moderate 2.5 mile hike through beautiful terrain up to the saddle where you can view Weavers needle. Peralta Trail is one of the best hikes near Phoenix. 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. It was constructed in 2001. I packed 6 liters of water at 77 degree temps and needed every drop. 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! Email:weaversneedle@yahoo.com. The trail is moderate except on the actual ascent to Weaver’s Needle. 6665 S Weavers Needle Trl , Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4757 is currently not for sale. Beautiful. Great hike, beautiful views of Weavers needle! This home last sold for $275,000 in October 2020. This adventure is not one for the faint of heart. Take the Peralta Trail to See Weavers Needle. It has some pretty steep areas and not a lot of shade. This 1,441 square foot house sits on a 6,048 square foot lot and features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 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. Dogs are also able to use this trail. OR. 250 S. Tomahawk Road. Overall a great hike!! Did it alone with my dog, and had some reservations about doing so, but ultimately very glad I did. There are two moderately easy climbing routes to the summit of Compare elevation, range, calories and other trail metrics. We did it in one day and took us just under 7 hours. 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. Took Peralta trail past saddle and tried to find trail near Weaver Needle which didn’t exist. 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. Cairns are helpful. 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. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from October until May. 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. Hike to see Weaver's needle - Lost Dutchman State Park. 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. 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 . Started on the trail at 545am. Source: Instagram. The trail crests on Fremont Saddle (2.2 miles : 3,754') with dramatic views north of Weavers Needle, Boulder Canyon and a maze of washes, mesas, buttes and peaks that comprise the backcountry. You will gain just over 1300 feet as you make your way to Fremont Saddle. Peralta rd and another 15 from there on dirt roads. Breathtaking! Plan several extra hours. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. OR. Weavers Needle casts its shadow over Arizona’s most famous legend of lost gold. Heavily trafficked up to the first peak. It has three bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. 6642 South Weavers Needle Trail Cynthia E Stravers, Robert T Stravers and one other resident. Once you reach the saddle and see the needle it is breath taking. 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). Create Recommended Route or Trail . Take the Terrapin Trail north through Needle Canyon on the east side of Weavers Needle for 2.9 miles. Looks like it was hiked 3 days ago. The superstition mountains offer a few of the best hikes in Phoenix and Peralta Trail just adds to the list. This hike was beautiful! Crossover on the Dutchman (1.1 … Finding the connector is challenging, with some scrambling up rocks to stay on the path. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Awesome trail and views but as mentioned before you should definitely have a buddy with you as there are snakes and it’s not a heavily trafficked loop. The final product was a big 15 mile loop that would touch a few key points in the southwest section of the mountains, including West Boulder Trail, Weavers Needle, Black Spring Mountain, and Miners Needle. Plan on a lot of time and an early start. Behind the needle, views span as far north as Crown King. No permit is required to hike to Weaver's Needle, or … One of our favorite 1/2 day hikes in the superstitions. Phone: 480-982-3683. 10865007 is the parcel's ID. There’s also several camping spots we saw throughout (atleast 5). Lengthy day hike, but could be split up into two days if you want to camp. Sign Up or Log In. 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). Weavers Needle is glorious from this vantage point, standing immense and dominant over the distant landscape. Dogs are also able to use this trail. The loop offers amazing views of Weaver Needle. wish I would have gone a bit slower to really take in the views and avoid knee pain on the decline. This was a great hike. The direction of this loop is up the Bluff Springs Trail for 2 miles. There is a lot of chatter about dissatisfaction with the management. Photo Gallery. Download the free, full-sheet USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Weavers Needle topo map as an Adobe PDF. Their Wi-Fi is absolutely useless and they know it. Fun hike - did clockwise from Peralta Trail. totally unique canyon environments. Seemingly endless variations of the story exist, but Weavers Needle often plays a prominent role. There is a lot of chatter about dissatisfaction with the management. They are absolutely lying when they say they have Wi-Fi. Review of Peralta Canyon. And Weavers Needle ranks as one of the best. Trail marked well. The loop around Weaver Needle is about 20 km (13 mi). it was magical in places. It is recommended to wear protection and other climbing gear. Circumnavigate Weaver Needle on this 13 mile loop hike. Trip is worth the effort. The app says it’s closed but that is not the case (bathrooms are locked due to Covid19 restrictions). theres a nice spot to rest for lunch a little over 1/2 through. The park has over 400 sites and is clean and well maintained. Tales most often begin with the original founders of the gold being killed by the Apache. Dutchman Trail #104. 6109N E Apache Trl, 5 miles Northeast of Apache Junction off State Route 88, Apache Junction, AZ 85119 … Download the free, full-sheet USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Weavers Needle topo map as an Adobe PDF. New shoots are starting to appear however. 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. My GPS clocked this loop at 13 miles, not 12. I took the clock-wise route which turned out to have the most hills and incline to hike opposed to going the counter clock-wise direction which has fewer. It stands at roughly 4,500 feet above sea level. Taking other people's content (text, photos, etc) without permission is a copyright violation and NOT OKAY! Peralta trail to Weavers' Needle. Continue 8 miles to the end of the road at the Peralta Trailhead. Highly recommend for anyone who wants a day with nature. 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. Beautiful hike. The floor size is 1,384 sqft. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Amazing photo opportunities. Trail is easy to follow the entire way. 588 Reviews #1 of 8 things to do in Apache Junction. 6600 S Weavers Needle Trl, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 is a single family home that contains 1,383 sq ft and was built in 2003. Browse photos and price history of this 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,383 Sq. Weaver's Needle, is an erosional remnant resulting from weathering and erosion of the volcanic tuff exposed in the Superstition Mountains. In spring, the trail has an abundance of wildflowers blooming; this is probably the best time of year to hike this loop. Weaver's Needle, named for Army scout and mountain man Pauline Weaver, is one of the all-time landmarks of central Arizona. Globe Ranger District 7680 S. Six Shooter Canyon Rd. I would recommend bringing insect repellent because the trail does have a lot of flies towards the beginning. 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. loved this hike. Lots of parking at the Peraltra Trailhead and restrooms. If you can handle the length, don't hesitate to choose this route -- one of the most memorable of my 57-years! Bluff Springs trail is a lot more desolate, and less traveled, and a great finish to the day. 6642 South Weavers Needle Trail Cynthia E Stravers, Robert T Stravers and one other resident. 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. Location: Weavers Needle Change: Type: to Trad Sport Toprope Quality: Pitches: Sort by: then: Classic Climbing Routes at Weavers Needle. Near Gold Camp, Arizona. Weavers Needle is one of the most iconic pieces of stone that can be seen from many corners of the Superstitions - now climb it! Weavers Needle, Arizona topographic map and nearby trails. Add a Symbol . nice, hard hike. It stands at roughly 4,500 feet above sea level. It has three bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. It’s really only hard because it’s so long. But it was an amazing day and such an incredible hike! 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. 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. Peralta Trail #120 Weaver's Needle. Weavers Needle 4553′ Superstition Mountains Rock Climbing Total Time: 10 hours Roundtrip Mileage: 8.2 miles Elevation Gain: 3400′ Crux: ~5.5 Companions: Alex Wallace Trailhead: Peralt… Runners will circumnavigate Weaver Needle on this 13-mile loop. Very nice hike with a moderate grade. Social trails emanate from the saddle to additional view points, some requiring a moderate scramble. • 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. Info on parking: electric door opener, side vehicle entry, dir entry frm garage. Peralta trail to Freemont saddle in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. 5hrs10mins. The easier to climb is the one that starts with Bluff Springs Trail, then after about two miles takes you up the Terrapin Trail. It's a long hike through the gorgeous desert. Flag Inappropriate Post ... Weavers Needle … Connect with Facebook. 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As a bonus, the trail itself is gorgeous – ascending a hoodoo-lined valley to this popular vantage point. The trail drops quickly from the saddle as it starts meandering its way towards the base of Weavers. The trail then ascends the bank on the left and begins climbing more steeply with a few switchbacks at the end to Fremont Saddle, which has nice hoodoos on your left and a great view overlooking Weavers Needle (2.3 miles). 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. Next time will hike the opposite route! Rocky...but a great hike and workout. I would only encourage you to do this hike if you're physically fit and well prepared. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May. We clicked our mileage at 13.5 miles, so about a mile more than the 12.4 that is posted. Weaver's Needle, is an erosional remnant resulting from weathering and erosion of the volcanic tuff exposed in the Superstition Mountains. Your hike will begin at the mouth of the Peralta Canyon, and the path will be a heavily vegetated yet rugged path. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from October until May. Would not recommend cut across trail, especially alone.Very scrambled and not well marked. The trail will be full of oak and mesquite views along the canyon’s seasonally flowing creek. I head over to a lookout by a lone Pine tree to get a closer look. If you go the other way, you'll see it from a long way off, and save the biggest climb for the end of your hike (check the elevation graph in the app's map). Looking south down-canyon. There are two moderately easy routes to the Weavers Needle summit. Amazing trail, due to the continuously changing views in all directions and the traverse through no fewer than four (or six?) 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