Chris J. Climbers rate Weavers Needle as a class 4 peak with a couple of pitches of class 5. 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). Connect with Facebook. Social trails emanate from the saddle to additional view points, some requiring a moderate scramble. Phone: 480-982-3683. This summer’s fire did burn out the back half, but even now the new growth is coming in and neat to see. This home was built in 2003 and last sold on 11/10/2016 for $192,000. Browse photos and price history of this 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,383 Sq. This 1,441 square foot house sits on a 6,048 square foot lot and features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. View fullsize. First view of Weavers Needle. The path marked fairly well with cairn s. Basically you are heading due west, on a line just south of the Needle. Make sure to bring water though! 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. Not easy to follow trail but we were generally on it when we checked. Share a Gem . Add a Symbol . OR. 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. A single family home is located on a lot of 6,046 sqft. 5hrs10mins. Photo Gallery. After that, the crowd will thin on a more gradual descent through the Boulder Canyon to the Dutchman Trail split. Weavers Needle Weavers Needle is a 1,000-foot-high column of rock that forms a distinctive peak visible for many miles around. Great trail. Great trail! Globe, Arizona 85501 (928) 402-6200 Secondary Number: (928) 402-6280 6642 South Weavers Needle Trail Cynthia E Stravers, Robert T Stravers and one other resident. I went through just under 3L of water but I was also pretty hydrated at the beginning. Seeing weavers needle, if you go clockwise, as you crest the top is pretty cool to see. Fairly busy trail. 6704 S WEAVERS NEEDLE Trl was built in 2000 and last sold on August 31, 2015 for $158,000. Great trail, well marked, easy to find. 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. There are are a couple of moderate-steep inclines throughout the hike, but nothing overbearing. lots of snakes. Particularly Special Place. We took over 5 liters of water together in camelbaks and barely made it without running out. Most of the trail has burn scares from the fire this summer but lots of new growth happening. Trail is easy to follow the entire way. Amazing views, long and recommended. And Weavers Needle ranks as one of the best. It's a long hike through the gorgeous desert. View fullsize. it was magical in places. beautiful hike. It is located at the end of a 7 mile dirt road, passable by most cars. It stands at roughly 4,500 feet above sea level. There’s also several camping spots we saw throughout (atleast 5). Near Gold Camp, Arizona. The superstition mountains offer a few of the best hikes in Phoenix and Peralta Trail just adds to the list. The app says it’s closed but that is not the case (bathrooms are locked due to Covid19 restrictions). In spring, the trail has an abundance of wildflowers blooming; this is probably the best time of year to hike this loop. Their Wi-Fi is absolutely useless and they know it. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. Share a Video . Globe Ranger District 7680 S. Six Shooter Canyon Rd. 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. Weavers Needle viewed from Fremont Saddle on Peralta Trail in the Superstition Mountains Weavers Needle fast facts: Named after mountain man … The trail was well marked. Expect to climb up to Fremont Saddle in just 2.2 miles. Trail marked well. Dogs are also able to use this trail. If you can handle the length, don't hesitate to choose this route -- one of the most memorable of my 57-years! Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest … Circumnavigate Weaver Needle on this 13 mile loop hike. There are two moderately easy climbing routes to the summit of It has three bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. Would not recommend cut across trail, especially alone.Very scrambled and not well marked. Once you reach the saddle and see the needle it is breath taking. Many spots along the loop from which to choose, if you decide to camp. Share a Photo . We did it in one day and took us just under 7 hours. 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. View of the campsite on Fremont Saddle, overlooking Weavers Needle. They are absolutely lying when they say they have Wi-Fi. 6704 South Weavers Needle Trail Dalton E Mason and Sharon A Mason are residents. It’s very green right now because of all the rain and is a beautiful hike with amazing views and rock formations. Peralta Trail is a beautiful start to any hike. Weavers Needle casts its shadow over Arizona’s most famous legend of lost gold. It has three bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. We technically did the trail backwards and ended up enjoying it thoroughly. 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. I loved this trail! I started before sunrise probably the best part of the hike as I got to see the sunrise! Behind the needle, views span as far north as Crown King. 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. Very nice hike with a moderate grade. Apache Junction, AZ 85119. 6690 S Weavers Needle Trl, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 is a single family home built in 2000. 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. 6600 S Weavers Needle Trl , Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4751 is currently not for sale. Amazing photo opportunities. 10865007 is the parcel's ID. 20-30 minute drive in on a well maintained dirt road with a few rocky shallow creek crossings. I would only encourage you to do this hike if you're physically fit and well prepared. Some say the gold can literally be found within the shadow of its peak. • 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 offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May. 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. Plan several extra hours. Email:email@example.com. This month, there are Christmas balls hanging in the tree. I only went through 4 liters but if you think you are going to skate by with 1 or 2 water bottles - thing again! Recreation Trails Rec Room Casino Fishing Beach Biking Boating ... Weaver's Needle has very friendly guests but the park itself has issues. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites . Peralta Trail #120 Weaver's Needle. A single family home is located on a lot of 4,761 sqft. Definitely recommend the hike! Weaver's Needle, is an erosional remnant resulting from weathering and erosion of the volcanic tuff exposed in the Superstition Mountains. 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. 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. A very nice scenic hike. It looked well beyond my abilities from this angle, with it’s eroded volcanic cliffs seeming near vertical. 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 even cited by legendary Dutchman Jacob Waltz as one of the locator marks for his gold mine. Approach the Needle by hiking north on the Peralta Trail from the Peralta Trailhead up and over Fremont Saddle. Is the trail currently closed? Excellent, moderate 2.5 mile hike through beautiful terrain up to the saddle where you can view Weavers needle. You get so many different views of the desert, it’s truly awesome. That is with multiple stops and lunch break. 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. It stands at roughly 4,500 feet above sea level. Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU! No permit is required for Weaver's Needle climb, but it's not recommended for novices. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from October until May. Well built trail but south facing so very hot. 6665 S Weavers Needle Trl , Gold Canyon, AZ 85118-4757 is currently not for sale. road closed at 2nd cattle guard- immediately after lost goldmine parking lot. This hike was beautiful! Overall a great hike!! Weaver's Needle, is an erosional remnant resulting from weathering and erosion of the volcanic tuff exposed in the Superstition Mountains. In the middle of this wilderness a huge rock monolith rises up out of the desert, the awesome Weavers Needle. The Zestimate for this house is $280,709. Enjoyed the diverse terrain! Lace up your boots, stock up your gear, bid farewell to civilization and head out to the wild. It was constructed in 2000. hiked it 2 weeks ago but got dark before we made it to the top. Take the Peralta Trail to See Weavers Needle. Ft. recently sold home at 6600 S Weavers Needle Trl, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 that sold on October 21, 2020 for Last Sold for $275,000 Checked into Weaver's Needle late on a Thursday Afternoon after a long day of driving. 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! 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. Back to saddle and took Cae Creek trail - gorgeous but definitely use gps and downloaded map and have shows with very good grip. Moderately difficult hiking trail. This was a great hike. Tales most often begin with the original founders of the gold being killed by the Apache. They pretend at first and even give you a code. Be prepared for thistles, but otherwise the trail is pretty clear. New shoots are starting to appear however. There is a lot of chatter about dissatisfaction with the management. Great views! 588 Reviews #1 of 8 things to do in Apache Junction. I used the All Trails recorder and that is most helpful. 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. Review of Peralta Canyon. Bluff Springs trail is a lot more desolate, and less traveled, and a great finish to the day. Beautiful. View details, map and photos of this single family property with 3 bedrooms and 2 total baths. In spring, the trail has an abundance of wildflowers blooming; this is probably the best time of year to run this loop. It was constructed in 2001. loved this hike. Hard, beautiful hike. Fun hike - did clockwise from Peralta Trail. 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