Tonto National
Forest

The Tonto National Forest, encompassing 2,873,200 acres (1,162,700 ha), is the largest of the six national forests in Arizona and is the fifth largest national forest in the United States. The Tonto National Forest has diverse scenery, with elevations ranging from 1,400 feet (427 m) in the Sonoran Desert to 7,400 feet (2,256 m) in the ponderosa pine forests of the Mogollon Rim (pronounced MOH-gee-…
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The Superstition Mountains, east of Phoenix and Apache Junction are a rugged, vo…
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The Massacre Grounds Trail in the Superstition Wilderness northeast of Phoenix i…
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This hike circles Mazatzal Peak on the Barnhardt Trail #43, Arizona Trail (AZT) …
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Theodore Roosevelt Lake, along the Salt River in central Arizona, 80 miles from …
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This is a counterclockwise loop that meanders around a formation known as the Mi…
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Tonto Natural Bridge is located in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park near Payson, …
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Tonto Natural Bridge State Park - travertine bridge along Pine Creek, near Payso…
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La Barge Canyon and the Boulder Canyon Trail, starting from Canyon Lake in the S…
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Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park - 323 acre botanical gardens near Superior, …
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Apache Trail Canyon; a tributary of Mesquite Creek adjacent to the Apache Trail,…
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Tonto Creek - beautiful desert stream through the mountains south of the Mogollo…
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The trail connects three popular trails in the First Water trailhead area to for…
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This hike features a beautiful trail, is DSLR camera friendly, and has lots of f…
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800-mile National Scenic Trail from Mexico to Utah
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Bartlett Reservoir, central Arizona - a scenic, desert lake in the Tonto Nationa…
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The Palo Verde Trail stretches almost four miles from Rattlesnake Cove to SB Cov…
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This route begins by using the See Canyon Trail #184 to ascend through See Canyo…
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