Goldfield Hiking: Resource Links
Peak 2662
Peak 2662 from Gateway Canyon.

These web pages are changing continually, but they have proven helpful in planning hikes in the Goldfields and around central Arizona.

If any of these links are out of date, please notify .


Hiking Clubs:
Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
“Join us for day hikes and camping trips all around Arizona.”
Sierra Club
Arizona’s Grand Canyon Chapter
Arizona Outdoor & Travel Club
AzOTC is a non-profit club which provides a variety of outdoor and travel related activities.

There are many other hiking clubs in central Arizona, some of them associated with schools, churches, or retirement communities. Hiking is great fellowship. When you meet a group of hikers on the trail, introduce yourself and find out where they are from.


Imagery:
Google Maps
Zoom in on the Goldfields and then click on Satellite.
mapquest
Map and satellite views with multiple zoom levels.
US Geological Survey
Digitized maps of most of the United States can be dowlnloaded as PDFs.

Science:
Arizona Geological Survey
Extensive geological information covering all of Arizona. Most of the publications about the Goldfields are geological reports.
U.S. Geological Survey
Select Arizona from “Science In Your Backyard”.
Arizonensis – This web site is a focus for the study and appreciation of Arizona Natural History.

National Forest Service:
Tonto National Forest
The Goldfields are in the Tonto National Forest. “The forest has outstanding recreational opportunities all year long.”

Weather:
Apache Junction
Check the weather before you go hiking.

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