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“Lovely views of a beautiful landscape”
Review of Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake
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$136.69*
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Apache Trail / Canyon Lake Steamboat Cruise
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

We went on the Dolly Steamboat and experienced the lake from that. Well worth the drive to get there. There are vantage points to stop and take in the surroundings.Beautiful mountains, canyons, wild flowers, cactus

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

I have been on this lake many of times. I though would NOT recommend the restaurant by the Dolly boat. It's been bad every time I have attempted. I WOULD recommend going down the road to tortilla flats and eat there.

Thank andrew r
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

Stunning views of mountains and canyons. We have toured the area several times with family and friends from Ontario, Canada. We all love the drive and the views.

Thank GarryLiz
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

Amazing vista of the lake from the Apache Trail. See this small rest area off the road as you drive toward Tortila Flat.

Thank Cystokid
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

The drive from Mesa to Canyon Lake on the Apache Trail is awesome --- many winding turns around the rocks and bluffs. Once you get to Canyon Lake, you must go on the Desert Belle 1 1/2 hour cruise around Canyon Lake. The Boat is enclosed on upper and lower deck, but has very large and clear windows --- with great seating at tables. If you prefer, you can be out on the decks to get better pictures. It is only $20 per person without any discounts, so is quite a good value. You will see animals, as well as Saguaro Cactus amongst the many rock formations. Great photo opportunities! The narration is lively and informative. I highly recommend this short cruise.

Thank zzzbrenda
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