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“Awesome!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake
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$108.29*
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Apache Trail / Canyon Lake Steamboat Cruise
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Awesome!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Love the switchback road and all the stops on the way. A great drive. Be cautious at all times. From blind curves to rattlesnakes every step is an adventure. Small spots to pull off and take in the view. The restaurant was a great end to the day. Great food, friendly service and very interesting decor. Really nice gift shop also

Visited May 2014
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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309 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“A gem of a lake!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

This lake is absolutely beautiful & well worth the trip from the Phoenix metro. If we had boats/jet-skis, this is where we'd go frequently! The water & scenery are gorgeous. A nice way to experience the lake is to take a cruise on the Dolly Steamboat!

Visited May 2014
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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207 reviews
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“Stunning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

So the drive up has some switchbacks and might be a little unnerving to anyone not used to that type of thing but you need to power through it because it's incredible.

I loved the drive and the cactus and the wildlife - thankfully didn't see any snakes haha but def worth checking out.

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York, Nebraska
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106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“what a neat little place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

we went into tortilla flats blind,we got off the dolly boat and headed east, 3 miles later we were there. what a cool place it is. population of 6 people, that's what the sign reads. we chose to eat out doors and there was a really god band playing at that time. they are called the, "tortilla flats band", very, very entertaining.
we , the wife and I, had, burgers, grandson had a hot dog, it was all good, plus the live entertainment.. very nice off the wall place to visit

Visited February 2014
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PHOENIX
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134 reviews
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“Breathtaking views, something for everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

Just love taking guests to Canyon Lake which is surrounded by the Superstition Mountains. Lots of folk lore surrounding the area where people to this day search for the alleged lost gold.
There are so many options at the lake whether you are into hiking, horse back riding,boating, fishing, kayaking or taking a cruise on the Dolly steamboat. There is something for everyone no matter your ability level.
I haven't eaten at the restaurant which is right at the marina so can't rate that.
Go out and get some fresh air- it is well worth it!

Visited March 2014
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