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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park, with great trails to hike. The entrance fee is very inexpensive, and there are trails that range in difficulty. The kids loved the hiking, and we spent several hours exploring. This is a great full or half day activity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank V9016OHkellyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to really love this park, the dry camping loop is the best, but the last three years it’s been full all the time, and management seems to be very very uncaring, we phoned one hour before we arrived to make sure there was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kleeottorogers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Park is just fabulous! What a day. Left the park just feeling better about everything! What a beautiful country.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here while touring the Apache Trail and found it to be informative, educational and extremely scenic. They provide walking trails through the Sonoran Desert with identifying markings on most of the flora including the many varieties of cacti. No jackalopes or rattlers but a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a mild Sunday afternoon in November, my partner and I drove the 20 miles or so out of Tempe to the Lost Dutchman State Park. It cost $7 for the car, for which we got a map and some good ranger advice. We chose...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deirdre B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Try all the trails to enjoy the scenery of the sonoran desert. Well maintained trails with rest stop benches along the way. Cabins for rent next to the foot of the superstition mountain.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We took our fifth wheel- first time out to Lost Dutchman state park. Such an easy park. The full hookup sites are great. Just make sure you reserve them early. We wanted to stay one more night so we did a dry spot. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Nice hiking trails pretty well marked. Large parking lot and shelters. Bring water, some trails are rocky. Treasure Loop was pretty green with the recent rains, very scenic. Walking sticks are helpful tools in some spots.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jfd
Reviewed 15 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Gaye P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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8 October 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