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

The next hike is Saturday, February 9th and it starts at the Peralta Trailhead in the Superstition Mountains. It is a five-mile, moderately difficult hike, along the Peralta Trail to Fremont Saddle. Hikers will then enjoy a spectacular view of Weaver’s Needle, the central landmark in most versions of the Lost Dutchman’s Mine story. 

Participants will meet at the Florence Fitness Center, located at 133 N. Main Street, at 8:45am. Departure time is 9:00am sharp and participants will drive themselves to the trailhead.  The hike and drive-time for this event is approximately 5 to 6 hours.

 The registration deadline is Friday, February 8th.  A hiking information sheet is provided upon registration.  There is no fee for this event but there is a 15 person group limit. Hikers under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

The club’s next hike is scheduled for March 9, 2013. Future destinations will be announced approximately one week prior to each hike. 

For more information, please contact Laura Kinney at 520-868-7584. 


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