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Lost Dutchman State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

6109 N Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85119, USA

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About Lost Dutchman State Park

The Lost Dutchman State Park covers 320 acres in the middle of Arizona, not far from the Superstition Mountains. The park was created in 1977, and it's named after the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine.The park offers camping facilities, day use parking and acts as a trailhead for the trails leading into the Tonto National Forest in which the Superstition Mountains are located. Many people confuse these National Forest trails with trails that are maintained by Lost Dutchman State Park.

Attractions Near Lost Dutchman State Park

Siphon Draw Trailhead
Siphon Draw Trailhead0.42km from Lost Dutchman State Park

The Siphon Draw Trail leads up the bajadas of Lost Dutchman State Park into a rugged canyon within the Superstition Mountain complex.This hike is somewhat unique in that in less than 2 miles. It traverses a State Park (Lost Dutchman), a National Forest, and a Wilderness Area while urban views of the Greater Phoenix Area are always at hand.

Treasure Loop Trail #56
Treasure Loop Trail #560.49km from Lost Dutchman State Park

This is such an enjoyably moderate trail that loops in Lost Dutchman State Park. While hiking you will witness some of the most breathtaking geological terrains. After a fire swept through this area some time ago, the land has recovered with low sparse vegetation; taller plants such as Saguaro, Cholla, Barrel Cactus, Palo Verde and Mesquite continue to survive.

Superstition Mountain - Lost Dutchman Museum
Superstition Mountain - Lost Dutchman Museum2.63km from Lost Dutchman State Park

The Superstition Mountain Museum collects, preserves and displays the artifacts, history and folklore of the Superstition Mountains, Apache Junction and the surrounding region. Perhaps nowhere in the entire United States is there an area full of legend, history and intrigue as the rugged 160,000 acre Superstition Mountain range in Central Arizona. It was lying on a 15-acre parcel in the shadow of the beautiful Superstition Mountains.

The Flatiron
The Flatiron3.81km from Lost Dutchman State Park

The Flatiron trail in Lost Dutchman State Park is a rugged, strenuous hiking trail that will take your breath away with views.

Hieroglyphic Canyon
Hieroglyphic Canyon8.69km from Lost Dutchman State Park
Silly Mountain Trailhead
Silly Mountain Trailhead9.23km from Lost Dutchman State Park

The Silly Mountain Trailhead is 37 miles east of Phoenix and 8 miles south of Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction, Arizona. It is one of the iconic attractions in this area and also there are so many things to explore.

Where is Lost Dutchman State Park

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Pinal County
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