Location: Apache Junction, Arizona
Difficulty Rating: Moderate
Route Type: Out & Back
Length: 5.0 miles round trip
Trailhead Elevation: 2,117 ft.
Elevation Gain: 1,087 ft.
Park Fee: No fee
Trailhead Amenities: parking, trail map and information
Directions: From central Phoenix, take I-10 east to US 60 east. Exit on Idaho Road, follow Idaho Road north to N Apache Trail, bear right onto N Apache Trail and follow it 0.5 mile past the Lost Dutchman State Park entrance. Turn right onto N First Water Road. Follow this dirt road 0.5 mile where you’ll find a trailhead parking. Parking lot fits about 30 cars and there might be horse trailers used by guided horse tour groups.