Hackberry Creek

Location: Southeast of Superior.

Difficulty: Difficult.

Description: Narrow valley surrounded by interesting rock formations. Very enjoyable hard-core run. Forest Service campground near the start. Steep rocky climbs and descents. Follows narrow Hackberry Creek through several challenging boulder fields. Lockers and very high ground clearance recommended. Extreme terrain available on side roads. Don’t go alone.

Time & Distance: Just over 10 miles. Allow about 4 hours.

Trail Conditions: North part is in Tonto N.F., Globe Ranger District. Call (928) 402-6200.


Chance of Rain
Monday 03/02/2015 50%
Chance of Rain
Showers ending early. Lows overnight in the low 40s.
Tuesday 03/03/2015 0%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High around 60F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 03/04/2015 20%
Sunny. High around 60F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 03/05/2015 0%
Sunny. High around 65F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 03/06/2015 0%
Mainly sunny. High around 70F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.


Directions to the Trail: Follow Hwy 60 northeast past Superior. Turn right at sign for Oak Flat Campground near mile marker 231. Follow paved road south then east past the Oak Flat Campground. Turn left off paved road through gate after 1.5 miles. Close gate after passing through.


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