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Canyon Lake - Salt River Recreational Area

Tortilla Flat, Arizona.

Last week we revisited Goldfield, the old mining town that is now an interesting tourist stop along the Apache Trail. This week we travel a little further along the trail toward the town of Tortilla Flat, an unincorporated community about 50 miles east of Phoenix. 319 more words

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2016 Trip Four, Southwest Discoveries, May 13-16

Show Low, Arizona, Monday May 16, 2016

Well we are back on the road, with a trip of just under four weeks scheduled. I say scheduled since for each of the last two years, we had some medical issue that forced changes to our travels scheduled for this time of the year. 1,407 more words

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Apache Trail

Leaving the modern visitor attractions behind me, I ventured on into the Superstition mountains.  I was confident that I would not find a gold mine as my intention was to travel along the Apache Trail.   260 more words

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Mid-week Mixings: Roosevelt Lake

In the desert east of Phoenix, Arizona lies the Salt River.  Along the Salt, there are four man-made lakes:  Saguaro, Canyon, Apache, and Roosevelt.  Saguaro Lake is the only one that requires a different road to gain access, and the other three are along the famed Apache Trail route.  61 more words

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Back on the trail

The Apache Trail that is.  A quick back track here first.  I read that on New Years Day bikers just appear out of nowhere for an unofficial/official get together at the Tortilla Flats restaurant that I featured… 118 more words

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Tonto National Forest - The view from lower Fish Creek Hill

According to the sign at the very windy that day lookout point, Fish Creek Hill is famous for it’s winding, steep and narrow descent. While the view of the mountains and canyons were spectacular I can imagine it being even more so when it’s warmer and things are blooming, 214 more words

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Blue and Green Reflection in Fish Creek (and a caveat)

This photo was taken from the other side of the bridge shown in yesterdays post.  Its location is right at the point where we were no longer driving down a very steep road and things were beginning to level out; more about that exhilarating part of the trail tomorrow.  365 more words

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