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Address: Arizona Highway 88, AZ
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Worth the trip ... needed 2 days

My husband, parents, 12 yr old son and I traveled along a small portion of the Apache Trail on July 5, 2015. Our intent was to travel the entire length of the Apache Trail but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My husband, parents, 12 yr old son and I traveled along a small portion of the Apache Trail on July 5, 2015. Our intent was to travel the entire length of the Apache Trail but with so many things to see, do and experience (and a rain storm) we didn't meet our goal. We stayed in Mesa and began our... More 

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Wentzville, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was a great drive - and we did the whole thing, from Apache Junction to Globe. It took longer than I expected and we got back much later than I anticipated. The drive was not bad, but the washboard gravel roads make you have to slow down unless you have a vehicle that doesn't mind that kind of road.... More 

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Angus, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The Apache trail was an adventure that is for sure. Winding past all those beautiful cactus, up and down the mountain with hardly a barrier in the way, it sure gets your adrenaline going. With beautiful lakes along the way and a surprise find of a little town "Tortilla Flats" along the way, you will be amazed at the ingenuity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great scenery with fantastic views!!!! One of the most impressing scenic drives I know - and it's completely free! We have spotted wild life (big horn sheep, condors, roadrunners and some lizards). You just should know that it is a dirt road and I would not recommend the drive with a "normal" car.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great Scenic Drive. We didn't make the full circle because I was worried about traveling on the unpaved/dirt roads. We stopped at the rest stop/bathrooms right before Fish Creek Hill and then turned around and traveled back toward Tortilla Flats. It was very scenic. Lots of cactus, mountains, rocks, and lake views. The drive to the point we turned around... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Traveling East toward Superstition you will travel a forty- acre drive that is second to none. You will drive through the Superstition Mountains and see beautiful scenery. I would watch out for the Goldfish ghost Town and be careful as segments of the road are unpaved! Hint: have your camera ready for the quick roadrunners you see often!

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Pearland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Be certain you will see some incredible views along the way, but understand in advance that if you choose to do the entire length, you will be on a llloooonnnngg stretch of unpaved road. We did it in a minivan and at times I thought my teeth were jarring loose. That being said, be sure your tank is full, your... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It as too hot in June to walk the many trails. Walk some short ones. The drive was beautiful and I bet less crowded road tag in cooler months.

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Dartmouth, NS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The drive from Goldfield to Tortilla Flats is beautiful. Each bend in the road (and there are quite a few!) reveals a new vista. Be sure to stop at the Canyon Lake scenic overlook for a great photo op! Take your time driving as the road is very twisty and, even though this section is paved, it can still be... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The trail is a short drive from Scottsdale. The views of Canyon Lake are inspiring. Lots of good picture taking.

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Address: Arizona Highway 88, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)

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