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Silly Mountain Park

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HIghway US 60 & Silly Mountain Road, Apache Junction, AZ
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Great place for your 1st Mountain Climbing Experience

My wife and I happened to find a brochure for Silly Mountain at the Apache Junction Library. We... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
James B
Great for families and beginners

This is a very well done “park”. Very close to town, right on hey 60. A very easy trail with plant... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
tomorrowsantiques
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HIghway US 60 & Silly Mountain Road, Apache Junction, AZ
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

My wife and I happened to find a brochure for Silly Mountain at the Apache Junction Library. We are in our 60s and have no mountain climbing experience, but decided to give it a try. Armed with our map and bottles of water we set...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

This is a very well done “park”. Very close to town, right on hey 60. A very easy trail with plant identifications, 5 or more we’ll marked hiking trails., not too much elevation. A nice place to take visitors.

Thank tomorrowsantiques
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

It’s fun, it’s relative easy, even for people who are not in top shape. Very nice panorama once you get to the top. But even along the way, lively desert scenery.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

I like Silly Mountain for days when I just want an easy hike. There are a few trails like the huff and puff that will get your heart rate up. I like this trail because it's close to town if you don't have time to...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We hiked to the top of sill mountain and it was not a difficult climb but the views from the top are tremendous.

Thank Dan G
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Hike Silly Mountain whenever I need a quick hike. Easy parking, several trails of varying ability levels. Not like the Superstitions but at least you can see them from here.

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We were not impressed with Silly Mountain. Parking was available at the trailhead. Tried using the trailhead restroom and was appalled at the lack of maintenance. The word gross wouldn’t describe. The trails were marked fairly well but and in decent condition just too many...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

My family often hikes Silly mountain well we are visiting our parents. It’s a nice 2 hour hike that we often do in the mornings to get some quick exercise. Trails are fairly easy to do with no aggressive rocks to climb.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Very convenient to Gold Canyon , Mesa, AJ. Very nice on the backside where the road noise from Highway 60 is behind the mountain and you have beautiful views of the Superstition Mountains. Easy access from Highway 60.

Thank Larry S
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Beautiful, Rustic. Great hiking. Gateway to the old Indian Massacre Grounds. Fabulous scenery. Waterfalls in Winter and Spring. Explore abandoned mines!

Thank Vincent W
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It has been a month or so since I've been there but I would say yes, I usually did the harder part of the hike first (not really that bad, but it is the steepest), and then once you go up over the top you will go to the... More
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