Apache Trail Scenic Drive, Arizona
Categories: Scenic Drives, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
Once a trail for the Apache tribe through the Superstition Mountains, Apache Trail Scenic Drive showcases the desert Southwest along a now-paved highway known officially as State Route 88. However, portions of the trail remain unpaved, and these rugged sections travel through rough mountains and Saguaro cactuses. Two reservoir lakes, Apache Lake and Canyon Lake, lie just off the road. Be careful when driving the unpaved sections, because the rocks can damage the underside of cars. Some rental companies don't allow clients to take rented SUVs, RVs, or campers onto the unpaved portion. Put Apache Trail Scenic Drive at the forefront of your travel plans using our Roosevelt tour planner.
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This trail has a great history, and is an exceptionally scenic drive with various lakes on the way before you get to Tortilla Flats. Building the Roosevelt Dam was the reason for much of this, but it ... read more »
Amazing drive through the Superstition Mountains. Views rival anything at Grand Canyon or Zion. Skip the tourist traps and just drive. Make sure your car is in good working order with a full tank of g... read more »
Amazing and varied views as you drive along the road. Take your time and take it in. Stop from time to time at the atractions along the way most of the road is unmade, and a SUV is recomended, but nor... read more »
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