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Top 5 scenic drives in Arizona


Date: 6/27/2017 12:16:00 AM

As you travel past Lost Dutchman State Park and the Superstition Mountains, you can stop for kayaking or paddle boarding in Saguaro Lake, Canyon Lake or Apache Lake. Tortilla Flat continues onto a unpaved road, easily navigated by most vehicles

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Chuck's Adventures: Apache Lake

Tucson News Now

Date: 6/22/2017 3:05:46 PM

Surrounded by the Superstition Wilderness and the Three Bar Wildlife Area, Apache Lake is 17 miles long and a spectacular site for boating, fishing, water skiing, hiking, camping, and all forms of outdoor recreation. The lake's secluded coves and painted

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Today in Arizona History

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 6/21/2017 10:01:00 AM

On this date in 1924, the first parcel post package was sent by airmail from Tucson to New York. On this date in 1927, Apache Lake filled and the water first flowed over Horse Mesa Dam

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It's Another World


Date: 6/16/2017 3:12:00 AM

Further up the river lie Apache Lake, Canyon Lake and 80 miles from Phoenix, Roosevelt Lake and Dam, built in 1911 to control flooding. The whole Salt River to Roosevelt Lake area lies within the Tonto National Forest and every parking lot requires you

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Donna Gragen-Winslow

The Sentinel Source

Date: 6/14/2017 9:25:00 AM

Suffice it to say all were sad when she moved on to her next adventure. Two in particular were memorable to her, Omega Optical and Apache Lake Resort, where many fond memories and lasting friendships were formed. Donna was predeceased by her father

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• Surface Area: 2,568 Acres
• Volume: 254,138 Acre Feet
Apache Lake is one of four artificial reservoirs created along the Salt River in central Arizona as part of the Salt River Project. The lake is located near the Apache Trail about 65 miles northeast of Phoenix. Apache Lake was formed by Horse Mesa Dam which was completed in 1927. The second largest of the four Salt River Project reservoirs (Theodore Roosevelt Lake is the largest), Apache Lake is located about 5 miles downstream from Theodore Roosevelt Lake and upstream from Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake.

The surface area of the lake is 2,568 acres (1,039 ha) at full capacity and it can store 254,138 acre·ft (313,475,000) of water.

Apache Lake is a popular recreation destination within the Tonto National Forest, which is the authority that manages the facilities located at the lake. The lake is located along the Apache Trail and a number of other hiking trails can be found in the area.
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