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

The second hike this season is Saturday, December 13, 2014 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 Friday, December 12.  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 am sharp.  Participants 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, located at 132 N. Bailey Street; the Town of Florence Fitness Center, located at 133 N. Main Street; or at