The Apache Trail

My 30-something daughter and I took a drive up Route 88, more commonly known as The Apache Trail, which connects three of four lakes along the the Salt River; Canyon Lake, Apache Lake, and Roosevelt Lake in Arizona. I had driven this route once before, nearly 40 years ago, while looking for places to camp.

Although it is a state route or ‘highway’, most of the ‘highway’ is unpaved, with a speed limit of 25 MPH, sometimes dropping to 15 MPH for much of the 30 mile drive between Canyon Lake, the lowest lake on this stretch of ‘highway’ and Roosevelt Lake at the upper end. 

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