Gather your family and friends to register for the Florence Parks and Recreation Department’s Hiking Club. 

The third hike this season is Saturday, February 7, and it starts at the Peralta Trailhead in the Superstition Mountains. It is a five-mile, round trip, moderately difficult hike, to the Freemont Saddle. Hikers’ then enjoy a spectacular view of Weaver’s Needle, the central landmark in most versions of the Lost Dutchman’s Mine story. 

The registration deadline is Thursday, February 5.  A hiking information sheet is provided upon registration. 

Participants meet at the Florence Fitness Center (133 N. Main Street) at 8:45 am. Departure time is 9:00 a.m. sharp.  Participants then drive themselves to the trailhead. The hike and drive-time for this event is approximately five to six hours. 

The fee is $5.00 for this event and there is a 15 person group limit. Hikers under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

For more information, please contact Laura Kinney at (520) 868-7589. 

Register at the Parks and Recreation Department at 132 N. Bailey Street, the Town of Florence Fitness Center at 133 N. Main Street, or online at www.florenceaz.gov/parks

 

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