Not for the inexperienced or directionally challenged, a trek into the LaBarge narrows in the Superstition Wilderness is a memorable experience.
Getting There: From Phoenix, take U.S. 60 east to Apache Junction to the State Route 88 (Idaho Road) exit. Turn left at the off-ramp light and continue on SR 88 for approximately 15 miles to the Canyon Lake Marina between mileposts 210 and 211. Park in the designated trailhead spaces in the east section lot, near the highway. A Tonto Pass is not required. The trail begins at the sign for Boulder Canyon Trail 103 across the road.
Length: 9.4 miles out and back
Kid Friendly: NO
Pet Friendly: NO
Elevation: 1,600-2,400 feet
Best Season: April-October
Photo credit Mare Czinar/PHOENIX