Massacre Falls

Massacre Grounds Trail

On March 10, 2022 Kim and I hiked the Massacre Grounds trail to an impressive cliff and then to Massacre Falls. There was some water coming over the falls which was neat to see in the desert. Nice hike. 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

Images

GPX Download

A sanitized GPX file of our hike is here.

Summary Information

NUM trackID Primary Description Type Owner Distance CumDist DeltaElev
1 MSCR01 Massacre Grounds Tr Crosscut TH parking to Massacre Grounds Tr (Waterfall spur) NA Public 2.63 2.63 1036
2 MSCR02 Massacre Grounds Tr Massacre Grounds Tr (Waterfall spur) to Massacre Grounds Peak NA Public 0.04 2.67 32
3 MSCR02 Massacre Grounds Tr Massacre Grounds Peak to Massacre Grounds Tr (Waterfall spur) NA Public 0.04 2.70 -32
4 MSCR03 Massacre Grounds Tr (Waterfall spur) Massacre Grounds Tr to Massacre Grounds Waterfall NA Public 0.21 2.91 99
5 MSCR03 Massacre Grounds Tr (Waterfall spur) Massacre Grounds Waterfall to Massacre Grounds Tr NA Public 0.21 3.12 -99
6 MSCR01 Massacre Grounds Tr Massacre Grounds Tr (Waterfall spur) to Crosscut TH parking NA Public 2.63 5.75 -1036