Miners Needle Arch
In Arizona, drive about 8 miles S.E. on Rt. 60 from apache Junction (east of Phoenix) and turn left onto Farm Road 77 (Peralta Rd.). The Peralta trail head is about 6 miles up this road. There is a charge for parking in the lot. Several different named-trails combine to make a 10.2 mile loop. The shortest route to the arch is to take the right branch of the loop. The arch is first visible about 2 1/2 miles up the trail. For an informative description of Robís hike, in the Links click on Wilderness Vagabond and click on Reports and then Super Superstition.

     Photo by Rob Jones
     The Wilderness Vagabond

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