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The existing Apache Trail in Arizona is a 120 mile circle route through the Superstition Mountains. It was named the Apache Trail after the Native American Indians who originally used this trail to migrate through the Superstition Mountains for over...more
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Sigh. I'd go back in a heart beat. This was my fourth trip on the Apache Trail Scenic Drive, and it remains one of the most memorable and beautiful in the southwest. My first drive was in the mid-90s. At that time, I didn't have...More
After being given a 3 night, 2 day stay in Scottsdale, we were wondering what to see. We read about this drive and we were so happy we went! We drove to Globe and then headed to the start of the trail at the Roosevelt...More
We only did a few miles of this scenic drive on paved road not far on from Goldfields Ghost Town but the red mountains and Saguaro Cactus everywhere were utterly spectacular. Beautiful lakes. A must do on a visit to the Phoenix area of Arizona.
Following the route Native Americans used for centuries, The Apache Trail (Rte 88) winds its way through the Sonoran Desert and Superstition Mtns.. The scenery is incredible and includes colorful cliff faces, crystal clear lakes, beautiful flora and countless majestic Saguaro cacti. The road was...More
First I would like to mention that this is a great drive to take someone visiting or new to the area, plan about 4 or 5 hours because: 1) You will be stopping for great photos, often! 2) The roads are one lane, dirt and...More
Only drove the part from the Roosevelt Dam down about an hour or so but what a great drive. Up and down the mountains following the Salt River / Apache Lake. Next time I will plan my trip to make the whole journey... Life Is...More
We drove on the Apache Trail for about 3 or 4 hours on a Sunday afternoon. At the beginning were fortunate to get advice from a local person who suggested that the most scenic part was at the beginning from Apache Junction North to Tortilla...More
I would recommend to take a full day on this scenic drive. There are plenty of places to pull over for pictures and to do some exploring. If you are the adventurous type then you could just go there for a few of the hikes....More
The Apache trail was brilliant. It has wonderful views. A car is fine, but not a little car. One wants to look at the views not where to drive. The road is gravel (Unpaved) and can be rough. The road is narrow and one has...More