Hieroglphyics Canyon

Hieroglyphics Trail

On March 7, 2022 Kim and I hiked the Heiroglyphics Trail. This is a popular trail that goes to Heiroglyphics Canyon. A variety of petroglyhs can be seen on the canyon walls. Details are below.

Overview Map

The extent of this walk is highlighted by the blue box in this map.

Map Key

See Superstition Wilderness Overview page for segment color coding key and description for use of controls.

Walk-Specific Map

Take Note
  • Click on a segment to get specific information.
  • Numeric labels correspond to the same labels in the elevation profile and summary information below.

Elevation Profile


GPX Download

A sanitized GPX file of our hike is here.

Summary Information

NUM trackID Primary Description Type Owner Distance CumDist DeltaElev
1 HGPH01 Heiroglyphics Tr Heiroglphics TH parking to Lost Goldmine Tr East NA Public 0.11 0.11 46
2 HGPH02 Heiroglyphics Tr Lost Goldmine Tr East to Heiroglyphics Canyon NA Public 1.36 1.47 531
3 HGPH02 Heiroglyphics Tr Heiroglyphics Canyon to Lost Goldmine Tr East NA Public 1.36 2.82 -531
4 HGPH01 Heiroglyphics Tr Lost Goldmine Tr East to Heiroglphics TH parking NA Public 0.11 2.93 -46