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President Theodore Roosevelt called this 150-mile drive "the most awe-inspiring and most sublimely beautiful panorama nature ever created." A stretch of winding highway, the AZ 188 portion of the Apache Trail closely follows the route forged through wilderness in 1906 to move construction supplies for building the Roosevelt Dam, which lies at the northernmost part of the loop.

  • Superstition Mountains

    Folklore abounds in the Superstition Mountains, where visitors have sought treasure from the Lost Dutchman Mine... Read More
  • Globe

    In the southern reaches of Tonto National Forest, Globe is the most modern of the area's dilapidated mining towns.... Read More
  • Boyce Thompson Arboretum

    If all that cacti get overwhelming, take a trip about an hour outside of Phoenix to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum,... Read More
  • Theodore Roosevelt Lake Reservoir and Dam

    Water is a rarity in the desert, which is why Theodore Roosevelt Lake is one of the most popular recreation destinations... Read More
  • Tortilla Flat

    Tortilla Flat might just be the closest thing to the end of the world you'll find. A sort of cowboy rest-stop,... Read More
  • Tonto National Monument

    One of the best-preserved examples of Salado cliff dwellings, Tonto National Monument offers visitors a peek... Read More