Picket Trail. Name: Picket Post, New Forest Place type: Other Settlement Location: Grid Ref: SU 1915 0605 • X/Y co-ords: 419154, 106060 • Lat/Long: 50.85369873,-1.72927500 Make sure your information is up to date. --Charles, Images This unusual trail feature invites the victors of Picket Post to place a note inside the mailbox for future hikers to read. The top is a huge expanse of relatively flat land land untouched by human activity (except for a mailbox to leave a message). The top is a fairly large mesa top with a few false peaks. The full trail is a 9 mile loop. From Tempe it’s only about an hour's drive. So many markers. I am not aware of any camping in this area. The mountain’s high walls worked like a picket post to help ward off attacks. Results 1 to 18 of 18 Thread: Where is the Picket Post Trailhead ? There is a steep slick rock area that would be very dangerous to do if it is wet. Resources Click here to download a trail map. Picket Post Trail Picketpost Mountain Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Superior, Arizona. It itself is not part of any specific range, but is nearly entirely surrounded by other ranges. NOTE ABOUT BEGINNING OF THE TRAIL: There are other online hike reports that say you should begin on the old 4WD road at the trailhead. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. This really fun ascent takes you steeply right up the mountain. Summertime temps are well over 100 degrees and can be over 110. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. From the parking lot head south as this trail begins to climb, and climb very high into the hills. You can get a hotel in Phoenix or Superior. All Clear 32 days ago See History. From what I understand, there are people always on top of this pathetic little hill. Foursquare © 2020  Lovingly made in NYC, CHI, SEA & LA. Lacie Griego Contributor. Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. You can see all the way to Phoenix, The Four Peaks, Superstition Peak and Weavers Needle along with the rest of the Superstitions, The Catalina Mountains near Tucson, and Picacho Peak. The trail is easier to find from the now maintained trailhead than described below. Picketpost Mountain is located just outside the town of Superior, Arizona approximately 40 miles (64 km) east of the Phoenix Metro Area.The mountain is located in the southern desert region of Tonto National Forest near (but not within) the Superstition Mountains, and is popular with hikers. (5). It's a steady climb with a few rocky and off-camber sections. 0% ... Post Comment. 12 Views Last Month 1,591 Since Jul 18, 2015 Difficult. 4.3 (7) RECOMMENDED ROUTE. This is a fun and rewarding mountain to hike. If you choose to hike this mountain in the summer bring a lot of water. This trail leads to the Alamo Canyon road and meets with the trailhead. Current Trail Conditions Update Conditions. almost 4 years ago. The peak rises about 300 feet from the mesa. Download its GPS track and follow the itinerary on a map. The Picket Post (540) 371-7703 1016 Lafayette Blvd. The movie A few movies have been filmed here including, How The West Was Won, The Gauntlet. Click here for more information on the White Canyon Wilderness. Eventually you’ll summit the … View Picketpost Mountain Image Gallery - 20 Images. (20), Climber's Log Entries Hikers who reach the summit can sign their This is the hike to do in Superior. Picketpost is a lone standing mountain with no ridges connecting to other peaks. One of the things this town has is the Worlds smallest museum. Hike Your Way to Healthy. Hike Picketpost Mountain. Picket Trail offers a unique eclectic blend of antiques & upcycle primitive furniture, lighting, home decor, handmade & handcrafted items. The best time is from October to March. In many ways it’s similar to Flatiron, but shorter and less crowded. The main street is flanked with old mining equipment. If you don’t like climbing don’t bother as this is difficult. Show Printable Version; Picketpost is a lone standing mountain with no ridges connecting to other peaks. Write a short note about what you liked, what to order, or other helpful advice for visitors. LinkBack URL; About LinkBacks; Thread Tools. Picket Post Club is a swim, tennis/pickle and paddle club offering memberships for individuals and families throughout the Delaware Valley. Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. PICKETPOST MOUNTAIN TRAIL Picketpost Mountain is an hour east of downtown Phoenix, near Superior, AZ. Just after you pass mile marker 221 turn right on FR 231. One Year of Log Cabin Building / One Man Odyssey Building His Dream House - Duration: 2:10:36. Picket Post Trail Hiking trail in Reymert, Arizona (United States). 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