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Half Day Apache Trail Tour
Duration: 5 - 6 hours
Departs from: most hotels in the Phoenix area
The legendary Apache Trail of Arizona is a 22 mile dirt road drive. Here at Explore Arizona Tours, we are the only van touring company that will take you down the entire trail. Your opportunity to tour with us is truly unique as this is an exclusive offer. Experience Arizona's first designated ''Historic Highway'' in a comfortable air conditioned van that allows excellent photos to be taken. This is an incredible trail; this is what Theodore Roosevelt had to say about it, ''THE APACHE TRAIL COMBINES THE GRANDEUR OF THE ALPS, THE GLORY OF THE ROCKIES, THE MAGNIFICENCE OF THE GRAND CANYON AND THEN ADDS AN INDEFINABLE SOMETHING THAT NONE OF THE OTHERS HAVE. TO ME, IT IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PANORAMA NATURE HAS CREATED.''
The Apache trail started out as a Native American route. Later it became one of the first reclamation projects in the U.S. and now is a system of 4 lakes. At the end of the trail is the largest of the 4 lakes and that is formed by the Roosevelt Dam. The half day tour takes you to the ancient ruins of the Tonto National Monument. This fascinating place shows you fingerprints left by the Salado Indians who inhabited the area over 700 years ago. Next we'll creep down to Fish Hill Creek for a breathtaking view of the Superstition Mountain Wilderness. From here will head to the colorful Tortilla Flat and then to the ghost town of Goldfield. Here you'll find picture perfect glimpses into Arizona's rambunctious past. The half day tour of the Apache Trail is one full of fun, adventure, and incredible beauty. You and your group will pleased with your journey as our experienced tour guides provide you with all of the interesting facts and historic stories of this great land. It's a special unique opportunity that you will never forget!
Type of Trans
- Goldfield Ghost Town
- Superstition Wilderness
- Tortilla Flat - Canyon Lake
- Fish Creek Hill
Customized touring vans for long range tours. Able to explore any of the dirt roads along the way. Vans allow for 10 guests. All comfortably relaxed in leather captain's chairs.
Suitable for all ages and groups.
What to Wear
Comfortable traveling clothes and tennis or hiking shoes recommended. Make sure to bring a camera plus any other personal items you may need for the day.
- A Friendly and Courteous Expert Guide
- Frequent Rest Stops
- Unlimited Bottled water along the way
- National Monument entry fees - All taxes
5 - 6 Hours
Daily, year round
**Tour needs to accommodate at least 4 in convoy to run**
If booking with less people than this, call in first to check availability.
Departure Time & Location
Flexible departure/returning time from most hotels in the Phoenix area. Earliest can be 7:00 AM. Select preferred departure time while booking.
Half day not enough for our Apache Trail tour?
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