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Lost Dutchman State Park

Apache Junction, Arizona


6109 N Apache Trail
Apache Junction, Arizona 85119
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Sites: 134
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 33.46074
Longitude: -111.48117

Elevation: 2072' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball no
  • Water Access Water Access no

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26 Reviews

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Review Count: 82
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

As all AZ parks, this one was spotless. The crews keep the sites clean and raked. You could tell they cared. Second time we stayed here and it is great for visiting family. Water and electric is all we needed and both worked well. Gift shop is good for small items. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
46
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Goldfield Mining camp is just down the road and worth a visit. Zipline, mine tour, food, street gunfight, and much shopping and tourist items. We liked that it was not real crowded but had many visitors at the time. Lost Dutchman museum is also worth a stop but not as good. The church is a memorial to the western movies and Elvis.

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Review Count: 149
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 28

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

I gave this park a higher rating that I should have but the downfall was our fault. We did not reserve a site!! Access to the park is paved all the way. Our GPS tried to take us down a dirt road. Don't follow the GPS. Stay on highway 88. Check in was quick, efficient and informative. We were placed in the Overflow section for one night (site 118) with no services (same price as everyone else). I could not walk on the left side of my unit with slide out because their was a steep bank that dropped down about four feet. The site was a paved island with a gravel patio area with a metal table and a fire pit. No shade as it is located in the desert. It was very basic but we were happy to get the spot. The second night we were asked to move over to the Group Camp site. This, in our opinion, is much nicer than the overflow (still no services). We had a double wide site, level, with a covered picnic shelter to use and the washroom/shower traffic was pretty much just us. The view was nicer as well. There are no restaurants or services within walking distance. We paid $30.00 per night and feel we received good value. We would return but with a reservation. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
118 and GC
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Make sure you reserve.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

The park has spectacular views of the Superstition Mountains pretty much from most of the sites. The check-in process was the most efficient that I have seen as the volunteer and staff were plentiful and available! We stayed in the "newer loop" where the sites are a little closer to each other but we still had enough space to have privacy. This section had some fairly level sites. We had to switch to one that required blocks under our front wheels but no big deal. Bring your camera for the views and wildlife. We saw Cardinal birds, Hawks, rabbits, quail and other animals from our site which was a treat! Verizon coverage was good. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
100
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Visit Goldfield mine if you like to see Western shows and especially if you have children. The Lost Dutchman Museum had some better Indian, mining and local artifacts that we have seen closeup. They also have a nice gift shop. The Apache Trail drive is worth the time to see the historic town of Tortilla Flats, Canyon Lake and beautiful scenery. Stores and restaurants are a short distance from the park.

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Review Count: 82
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

This park was the most cost effective in the area even tho further out from the city. Hiking is about the only activity we did and it was too warm to do much. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
46
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There are a couple tourist type attractions nearby but we did not do them. They did look like fun. If there is rain be sure to watch for flash floods. We had a flood the last morning and had 30 foot wide by 1 foot deep all around the motorhome. Drainage was good and complete once the rain stopped.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Really liked this place. If sites had sewer hookups, it would be a 5 star. We stayed in site 53 and I believe it was the best site as you look straight at Superstition Mtns. Sites 51/53/55 and 69 to me are the best for views. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
53
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

A real nice state park about 30 miles from Phoenix. Good hiking trails. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 198
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 104

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Another beautiful public park campground near Phoenix, with great mountain views. We stayed a week in the new section, sites 76-104, which all have electric and water. The sites here are much closer together than in the old section, with those around the outside of the loop (like ours) having a bit more privacy than those in the center of the loop, which looked really crammed together, one on top of the next. Sites are paved which is nice, but not level; we needed wood blocks under our front tires before our jacks could get us level. There is no bath house in the new section, so it's either a drive or a fairly long walk to get to one of the two bath houses in the old section. The old section has much more spacious and private sites, some with electric and water and some without hookups. Generators are allowed on the no hookup sites, so there will be some noise from them. The showers were a bit dated-looking, but the water was hot with good pressure which is what matters to us! We like that the various trails are easily accessible right from the campground, rather than having to drive to a trailhead. There were plenty of places to walk our dog. It's an 8-10 minute drive to supermarkets and restaurants in Apache Junction. Our Verizon and AT&T both worked pretty well without a booster, though our AT&T signal was only 1 bar at our site. There were lots of cholla cactus around the campground, including several right at the edge of our site, and our dog and our neighbor got stuck by them, so be careful! We'd return here. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We enjoy Lost Dutchman State Park for the trails and camping experience. The ONLY thing that is missing is restroom/shower facility for sites 76 through 104. It is quite a hike to get to the next facility available. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
76-104
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Town is nearby for stores and gas. Many trails to choose from for daily walks/hikes. Campground Hosts very hospitable and accomodating.

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Review Count: 125
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 38

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

Views of the Superstition Mountains and access to hiking & biking trails right from the campsite are a treat, and the low price makes this park a good value. Access roads and sites are paved and in great shape, all surrounded by sand and and desert plantings. Our pull-thru site was quite spacious; the only downside is no privacy between sites. Water and electric hookups were convenient. Although there is no sewer on site, a clean, neat dump station is available. There was no WiFi, but we got a decent Verizon signal. We did not use the restrooms or showers. Although nothing here was truly spectacular, everything was very good, making this one of our highest rated destinations. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
44
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 93
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 31

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We thoroughly loved our stay at Lost Dutchman State Park and are booked already for 14 days next year. Campsites are spacious, level, and hookups are convenient. (Sites are so large that several of the host sites have two large rigs parked on them.) Lots of vegetation on these large sites, with California quail and hummingbirds to entertain you daily. Several hiking trails steps from your campsite and many more in the area. The sunsets are amazing--dinner preparation was interrupted on many a night to take in the spectacular colors. Camp hosts run the campground, and do a great job raking sites in between guests and cleaning bathrooms. A bit more attention could be paid to the corners in the showers, but I'm being really nit-picky. Looking forward to returning! We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Apache Junction is approximately 4-5 miles away and provides ample shopping and restaurants.

We did the moonlight ranger hike (held at full moon) - what fun and very informative. Make sure you drive the Apache Trail while in the area--very scenic and relaxing.

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

One of the best State parks we have encountered! Spotless, natural separation from other campsites, very quiet, great roads BUT hard to get a reservation unless your are months in advance of your stay. This park stays booked so plan your return at least 6 months prior. Great hiking and biking. Stables near by and shopping about 4 miles away. It doesn't get much better for a water/electric only site. Fire wood is .... crazy expensive! $5 gets you about 3 small sticks of wood. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 126
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 71

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

We love this AZ state park. Currently in our second time staying here and already have reservations for a two week stay in Jan, 2016. But, what's not to love?! Mostly spacious sites, many big rig friendly with water and electric. Only ding is no sewer hookup, but there is a large two lane dump station on site. Almost all sites have unfettered views of the beautiful Superstion mountains, a picnik table, and fire ring. A few sites aren't super level, but most are close. Amazing hiking, very dog friendly, and quiet (except for an annoying whistle throughout the day from a nearby "gold mine"). If you get tired of hiking in the park, there are tons of phenomenal trails nearby. Close enough to the big city for touristy stuff, but so very nice to return to the park. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

A drive up 88 through Tortilla Flat (we didn't stop, seemed like a tourist trap) to Roosevelt lake is a must.

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

We enjoyed our time at this campground. Beautiful mountain views. Campsites only include water and electric, but a dump station is available. Campground is near the old mining town of Goldfield that has shops and restaurants and about 7 miles from shopping. Campsites are large with good seperation between sites. Many hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty available throughout the park. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
53
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed here for a total of 5 days. Extended after out first day. Excellent sites throughout the park. Very clean and very friendly Hosts. Excellent hiking available. Approximately 5 miles from shopping. Will return for sure. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
25 and 16
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel, Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 122
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 25

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

This is a beautiful setting with wonderful sunsets, red rocks, and attractive desert vegetation. Very quiet. Nearly a perfect park. I would give this a 10 except no sewers or wifi. There is a clean and easy to use dump site. We camped at Lost Dutchman State Park in a Motorhome.

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