Lost Dutchman State Park

Lost Dutchman State Park


Location:5 miles northeast of Apache Junction, off AZ 88.
Facilities:70 campsites (no hookups), showers, restrooms, group-use areas, picnic areas, picnic shelters, multi-use trails, visitor center (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, interpretive exhibits.
Special Features:Park is located in the Sonoran Desert, at the base of the Superstition Mountains, and is named after a fabled lost gold mine.The area is dotted with ancient cliff dwellings and caves.
Address:6109 N Apache Tr
Apache Junction, AZ 85219

Phone:480-982-4485
Web: www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/dutchman.html
Size: 292 acres. Elevation: 2,000 feet.

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And by the time you've headed out that far, a stop at Lost Dutchman State Park, azstateparks.com/parks/lodu, is the perfect place for a desert hike in the rugged, cliff-strewn mountains.
For the best of the best, try Lost Dutchman State Park, which we love most in the golden light of late afternoon, azstateparks.gov--JEFF PICKER
Lost Dutchman State Park is five miles from the starting point (Apache Junction) at the base of the Superstition Mountains.
Although Walsh has been dead for a century, his memory lives on at Lost Dutchman State Park, and contemporary dreamers, armed with maps that have surfaced over the years, still haunt the hills in search of the precious ore.