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.
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Superstition MountainsFolklore abounds in the Superstition Mountains, where visitors have sought treasure from the Lost Dutchman Mine... Read More
GlobeIn the southern reaches of Tonto National Forest, Globe is the most modern of the area's dilapidated mining towns.... Read More
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