Getting There: From U.S. 60 in Apache Junction, take the State Route 88 (Idaho Road) exit 196 and continue 7.5 miles on SR 88 to First Water Road (Forest Road 78) located just past Lost Dutchman State Park on the right. Go 0.5 mile on FR 78 to the signed Crosscut-Massacre Ground Trailhead on the right. FR 78 is rough dirt passable by carefully driven sedans.
Length: 6 miles round trip (including side trip to the falls)
Kid Friendly: NO
Pet Friendly: NO
Elevation: 2,116-3,185 feet
Best Season: October-April
Photo credit Mare Czinar/PHOENIX