The Legends of Superior Trails Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Superior, Arizona, will be hosting their signature fundraiser Hashbrowns, History and Hiking events this month. These events feature a hearty breakfast, a historical presentation and a guided hike on segments of the Legends of Superior Trails.
Tickets for each event are $25. Seats are limited for each event; you are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets online at https://superioraztrails.com/events.
The breakfast and historical presentations will be hosted at the Superior Chamber of Commerce, located at 165 Main St.
Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the presentations begin shortly after 8 a.m. Following the presentations guests are taken on a guided hike on the Legends of Superior Trails.
There are two hiking events scheduled for March:
History of US 60/Miami-Superior Highway - Friday, March 5: The Queen Creek Canyon segment of the LOST trail was once home to the Miami-Superior Highway, one of the first million-dollar highways built in America. Join local historian and retired ADOT engineer Rick Powers for a presentation on the history of the highway and how the highway changed the economic opportunities for the communities of Miami and Superior. The highway will celebrate its 100th anniversary in April of 2022. RSVP: https://conta.cc/3dQqu3g.
Geological History of Queen Creek Canyon - Saturday, March 19: Learn about how the geological formations of Picket Post and Apache Leap Mountains were formed and about the geological history of the area with Arizona State University Professor Steve Semken. RSVP: https://conta.cc/3Ge2cwu.
Guests participating in the events are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and protective clothing such as long pants and sleeves. It is recommended that guests provide their own water for the hikes.
For more information about Legends of Superior Trails, their activities and hiking in the general Superior area, visit them online at www.superioraztrails.com. For event tickets or specific event questions, please call the LOST at 602-935-9034.