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Lost Dutchman State Park

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Named after the fabled lost gold mine, Lost Dutchman State Park is located in the Sonoran Desert, 40 miles east of Phoenix. Several trails lead from the park into the Superstition Wilderness and surrounding Tonto National Forest. Take a stroll along...more
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6109N E Apache Trl, 5 miles Northeast of Apache Junction off State Route 88, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-8656
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the park for a gathering of friends, picnic and hike. There are a number of trails to choose from and decent facilities. Park employees were very helpful.

Thank Gaye P
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great trail in a beautiful and uncrowded state park! Very easy walk, amazing views and made lots of great pictures!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park, would stay again and recommend for a overnight or week long stop. Lots to do in the area and scenery is great.

Thank Chief00001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just part of the greater Superstition Mountains......great hiking trails....for both young and old, many are easy and a few are for those in shape.

Thank jadehawk
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Make no mistake, we love to hike as a family. No matter where we travel, we want to hike something - a beach, a mountain, anything in between. So when we were visiting my brother, who lives in Phoenix, we just had to go to...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

We hooked-up here just a few miles from our home to work on a few things on the RV. Full hook-up and view like none other.

Thank jerseygirlinaz29
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We like going there when ever we have company from out of state or other countries, lots of cool stuff to see and collectables for tourist.

Thank OneKwikOne
Reviewed July 9, 2018

So close to Phoenix and AJ. Love the natural beauty and finding the lost Dutcman’s gold. Which I did, twice.

Thank Ted T
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This park is well known for flowers in the spring. But I came in the summer and it was 106 degrees. I really didn't want to hike in that weather. I thought, because of the name, that there might be a museum or visitor's center,...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Took this trip with the AZ State Park Family Camping Program which is EXCELLENT! This is a great time of year to see this place. It is still hot, but not unbearable. There are many trails to hike and if you attend this trip with...More

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October 7, 2018|
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Response from sunispirit | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what photos you are looking at, but I went to a web site called campsite photos...and, well ...they are photos...and are pretty accurate. If you are tent camping be sure to bring a rake or some way to clear the... More
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Response from SuzJim2014 | Reviewed this property |
In the park, roads are paved. Driving past the park there are side roads and hiking trails that are not paved. The Apache Trail continues on to canyon lake, apache lake and to Roosevelt lake too. The pavement ends along... More