Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
La Barge Canyon Day Hike
when Trip Report : February 27, 2021
  Trip Report : December 8, 2018
  Trip Report : February 17, 2018
  Trip Report : March 6, 2016
  Trip Report : November 15, 2014
where Superstition Wilderness
the hike Dutchman’s Trail to Second Water Trail to Boulder Canyon Trail to La Barge Box. Bushwhack back to Boulder Canyon and rejoin the Boulder Canyon Trail. Then back to First Water Trailhead via the Second Water and Dutchman’s Trails.
•  Sturdy hiking boots
•  At least 3 liters of water
•  Rain poncho
•  Hat, sunblock, sunglasses
•  Lunch or snacks
•  Camera
distance 14 miles round trip
time 8 hours
EC +-1910' elevation change
type figure-6
starting at
First Water Trailhead 33° 28.781' N,  111° 26.521' W  [NAD27]
on trail 70% — Dutchman’s, Second Water, Boulder Canyon Trails
rating "B"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
dogs allowed no
cost The club allows voluntary contributions of $5 per non-member.
weather Apache Junction
meet 8:00 AM at First Water Trailhead
•  East on Brown Road or US 60 to the Apache Trail Highway (AZ 88).
North on the Apache Trail Highway through Apache Junction, past Goldfield Ghost Town and Lost Dutchman State Park, to First Water Road.
Turn right on First Water Road and drive east 2½ miles to First Water Trailhead. First Water Road is unpaved and not graded often enough, but I have driven it in a sedan.

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