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The Best Camping in Gold Canyon

Looking for the best camping in Gold Canyon? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Gold Canyon. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Gold Canyon

  • Gold Canyon, Arizona

    Hike Carney Springs to Superstition Peak 5057

    5.0
    9.5 mi / 3600 ft gain
    This is the true beast hike of the Superstitions. If you think Flatiron is a toughy, give this a whirl! You will be poked, prodded, slapped, smacked, jolted, tripped and stabbed the entire way, but rewarded with arguably the finest sights the valley of the sun has to offer: the entire Superstitio...
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    Camp at Lost Dutchman State Park

    4.8
    Lost Dutchman State Park is located near the Superstition Mountains in central Phoenix, about 40 miles from Phoenix. There is a $7 day use fee to enter the park, which is waived if you’re camping ($15/night). The park offers 134 campsites, each with a picnic table, barbeque grill, and fire pit, a...
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    Apache Trail to Roosevelt Dam

    38.88 mi / 5003 ft gain
    Apache Trail to Roosevelt Dam is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Apache Junction, Arizona.
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  • Gold Canyon, Arizona

    Bluff Spring Trail to Peralta Trail Bypass

    7.7 mi / 1673 ft gain
    Bluff Spring Trail to Peralta Trail Bypass Is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Gold Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    Praying Hands to Slot Rock

    4.29 mi / 1053 ft gain
    Praying Hands to Slot Rock is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Apache Junction, Arizona.
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  • Maricopa County, Arizona

    Second Water To Boulder Canyon Camp

    9.12 mi / 951 ft gain
    Second Water To Boulder Canyon Camp is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tortilla Flat, Arizona.
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  • Maricopa County, Arizona

    Battleship Mountain

    11.43 mi / 1722 ft gain
    Battleship Mountain is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    White Rock Springs Camp Loop via First Water Trailhead

    4.7
    24.18 mi / 3635 ft gain
    The Superstition Wilderness is a stunning 160,200 acre area outside Apache Junction, AZ, with over 170 miles of (variously maintained) trail networks. There are any number of trips you can design to fit your time and skill level. This adventure offers a three day/ two night backpacking trip cover...
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  • Mesa, Arizona

    Buckhorn Campground Nature Trail

    0.37 mi / 36 ft gain
    Buckhorn Campground Nature Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mesa, Arizona.
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  • Mesa, Arizona

    Photograph the Salt River Wild Horses at Coon Bluff

    5.0
    Wild horses have roamed the banks of the lower Salt River since long before the Tonto National Forest was created in 1902.  It is thought that these wild horses have descended from a herd brought to the area by a Spanish missionary in the 1600's.   In 2015 the United States Forest Service had pu...
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  • Pinal County, Arizona

    Rogers Canyon Trail

    8.05 mi / 1079 ft gain
    Rogers Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Gold Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Rogers Trough Trailhead, Arizona

    Hike Rogers Canyon Trail

    5.0
    8 mi / 1108 ft gain
    The Superstition Wilderness is a vast rugged landscape where you can find the cultural remains of ancient Hohokam, Salado, Apache, and Yavapais tribes.  Rogers Canyon Trail takes you to one of the most impressive and best preserved archaeological sites this region has to offer.  These Salado ruin...
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  • Apache Junction, Arizona

    Reavis Falls Trail

    12.83 mi / 3228 ft gain
    Reavis Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Roosevelt, Arizona

    Camp At Burnt Corral Campground On Apache Lake

    4.5
    Located in the Superstition Wilderness about 65 miles northeast of Phoenix, AZ, Apache Lake is one of the most popular recreational lakes in Arizona because it has something for everyone: hiking, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, swimming, and more! The Burnt Corral Campground is located o...
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  • Tonto Basin, Arizona

    Arizona Trail from Roosevelt Lake to Pigeon Spring Road

    18.53 mi / 6365 ft gain
    Arizona Trail from Roosevelt Lake to Pigeon Spring Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Roosevelt, Arizona.
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  • Rio Verde, Arizona

    Palo Verde Trail

    7.19 mi / 748 ft gain
    Palo Verde Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Carefree, Arizona.
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