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Apache Trail, a national scenic byway

Apache Trail, a national scenic byway

a portion of State Highway 88, Mesa & Tonto Basin Ranger Districts

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile travel -- Arizona,
  • Public lands -- Arizona -- Recreational use,
  • Apache Trail (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Forest Service, Tonto National Forest
    ContributionsTonto National Forest (Ariz.), United States. Dept. of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14668367M

      ~ 3 National Scenic Byways: This federal designation includes a roadway that should be a state-designated scenic road and be as continuous as possible. Coronado Trail National Scenic Byway Kaibab. The Geronimo Trail National Scenic Byway This trail was designated as a New Mexico Byway in , and gained National Byway status in It ties together Sierra County’s many charming rural locales (including many old mining towns) and offers sweeping panoramas, breathtaking vistas, and intimate corners of beauty.

    The segment of U.S. between Springerville and Alpine in Arizona's White Mountains is part of the Coronado Trail National Scenic Byway. The road Author: Roger Naylor. Because of its beauty, SR 67 was designated an official Arizona State Scenic Road in and is called the Kaibab Plateau North Rim Parkway. In , SR 67 was designated as a National Forest Scenic Byway within the Kaibab National Forest. In , it was recognized by the Federal Highway Administration as a National Scenic Byway.

    The mile Trail of the Ancients, America's only National Scenic Byway dedicated solely to archaeology, is a byway full of archaeology and culture in the heart of the Colorado Plateau. With access to countless examples of Ancestral Puebloan culture, stunning scenic vistas, and some of the most austere land in the country, the Trail of the. East of Phoenix, US runs as a four-lane freeway through suburban Tempe and Mesa, but the sprawl fades as you approach the angular Superstition Mountains, some 40 miles east of ted within the massive Tonto National Forest, this area of volcanic crags, desert cactus, and ponderosa pines is best seen by traveling along Hwy, the scenic Apache Trail, .


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Apache Trail National Scenic Byway is a 40 mile drive on Hwy 88 from Apache Junction to Roosevelt Dam. A two lane paved mountainous road as you drive from Apache Junction, past the western face of the Superstition Mountains and into the Salt River Canyon at Canyon Lake.

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The existing Apache Trail in Arizona is a mile circle route through the Superstition Mountains/5(). Goldfield Ghost Town: The first main stop ( miles from Apache Junction) on the Apache Trail is a reconstructed s ghost town.

Highlights of Goldfield Ghost Town include tours of the now-defunct gold mine, Old West Apache Trail, a history museum, panning for gold, a narrow-gauge train, a reptile exhibit and much more. Some attractions do charge a small fee, but access to the.

The Apache Trail Scenic Drive. 42 miles long one way. Can be taken as a circle route through Globe ( miles round trip) Depending on how many times you stop, plan on about hours to complete the journey.

The route begins in Apache Junction and ends at the Roosevelt Dam. Half the route is an unpaved, bumpy dirt road.

The Apache Trail is a mile circular route right through the Superstition Mountains. Inthe trail was officially designated as an aid for the construction of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam, with Apache Junction at one end, and Theodore Roosevelt Lake at the other. This trail will wind you through some amazing sights and scenes.

Most scenic drives in Arizona Whether it is a national scenic byway book Apache Trail, Historic Route 66 or the gorgeous red rocks of Sedona through Highway 89A, there are tons of beautiful views a quick road trip.

The scenic drive starts in the town of Apache Junction. To reach it from Phoenix, head west on Main Street. After the AZ entrance, it will become the Apache Trail until you turn left onto AZ Narrow, windy roads with sharp curves make this an exciting adventure.

Drive carefully and park at the many overlooks to take in the incredible views/5(93). - The existing Apache Trail in Arizona is a mile circle route through the Superstition Mountains.

It was named the Apache Trail after the Native American Indians who originally used this trail to /5(). In fact, if it weren’t for the Coronado Trail Scenic Byway, even the lodge wouldn’t be around.

Here’s the story: InArizona Governor George W.P. Hunt was in the area to celebrate the opening of the Springerville-to-Clifton highway, which was called Route back then, and has since been changed to U.S.

Route Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway. National Scenic Byway • New Mexico. Top Photos. This life-size wax statue of Geronimo, located in the Apache Room of Geronimo Springs Museum, is a well-photographed likeness of the famous warrior.

Public domain. Photo by Miller Photography Studio. The Apache Trail through the Superstition Mountains is a classic scenic drive. When Theodore Roosevelt drove there inhe compared the region's beauty to.

Get this from a library. Coronado Trail National Scenic Byway: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. [United States. Forest Service. Southwestern Region.;]. Book Your Stay at Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch. When it comes to the best lodging options near the Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway, look no further than Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch.

Situated in the heart of The Gila National Forest, our ranch is located near all of these amazing attractions.

Spend a day or two driving and exploring either before or. "The Apache Trail": a national scenic byway: a portion of State High Mesa & Tonto Basin Ranger Districts.

A National Scenic Byway is a road recognized by the United States Department of Transportation for one or more of six "intrinsic qualities": archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic.

The program was established by Congress in to preserve and protect the nation's scenic but often less-traveled roads and promote tourism and economic : Coronado Trail Scenic Byway. National Scenic Byway • Arizona.

Top Photos. A clear meadow stream flows through pristine scenery along the Coronado Trail. Public domain. Download Original ( x pixels, KB) A deer observes travelers through the cover of ferns. GERONIMO TRAIL NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY.

Sierra County New Mexico. Foch Truth or Consequences New Mexico, U.S.A. Scenes Along the Byway. Travel Advice. How to Get Here Location: S. Foch St, Truth or Consequences,NM. Much of the Apache Trail, now designated a National Scenic Byway, is graded dirt. Due to narrow bridges and blind curves, the road isn't recommended for large trailers or large RVs.

From the Phoenix area, take the Superstition Freeway or other roads east to Apache Junction and follow signs for AZ This historic road covers some of the most rugged terrain in Arizona. The land surrounding the road rises steeply to the north to form the Four Peaks Wilderness Area and to the south to form the Superstition Wilderness Superstitions have drawn people for thousands of years, and its innermost canyons harbor springs and thousand-year-old Indian ruins.

This is where Apache Trail Scenic Byway starts its journey north-east towards Theodore Roosevelt Lake, Arizona, passing through some of Arizona's most rugged topography.

To the north is the Four Peaks Wilderness Area while the Superstition Wilderness Area lies south of the byway. North Mountain View Road. Angeles Crest Scenic Byway: 66 Apache Trail Historic Road: 0 0 Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway Russell-Brasstown National Scenic Byway: 0 0 Also a NSB St.

Francis Scenic Byway: 0 0 St. Regis-Paradise Scenic Byway Scenic Byway 0 0 Also a NSB Seward Highway: 0 0 Also a NSB Sherman Pass National Forest Scenic Byway: 35 56 SR 21 in Formed: Enjoy the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests while experiencing the dramatic change of hot, dry canyons to cool, lush forests at higher elevations.

Our scenic drive begins in the former copper-mining town of Clifton and travels to the town of Springerville, with many opportunities for side-trips, including the White Mountains Scenic Drive/5(86).The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

The CDT side trip crosses Rt. 59 near Beaverhead and cuts across the center ridgeline of the Aldo Leopold Wilderness then into the Gila National Forest. The pristine landscape with deep canyons, tree covered peaks and spectacular vista points offer a rich and unique experience in on: S.

Foch St, Truth or Consequences,NM.