Apache Lake

This page contains information about and pictures of an Elderhostel program at Apache Lake Resort near Apache Junction, Arizona

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You may wish to view the pictures of Apache Lake by Jack Shevlin. Jack and Beryl Shevlin were members of our Elderhostel group.

Photos by Sandra M. Cobb

Apache Trail

Apache Lake seen from Apache Trail Comments
View of Apache Lake from the Revis Trailhead 
The Apache Lake Resort is only accessable from the Apache Trail. This trail is really a gravelled road that provides remarkable scenic views for passengers, but terror for drivers.

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Nature Walk

Saguaro Cactus Comments
Naturalist Mike Seidman discussed the variety and challenges to the birds, wildlife and plants in the Salt River and Apache Trail environments. After this presentation, Mike led us through a nature walk.

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Apache Lake Geology

Apache Lake Geology Comments
Geology Lecture 
Geologist Jas Jones described the varied geological processes to be found in the Apache Lake Area. Following this lecture, we were shown some of these formations that can be seen from the lake. 

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Trip to Tonto National Monument

View from the Tonto National Monument
looking towards The lake
William Morrison provided a history of the Roosevelt Dam after which we boarded a bus for a trip to Roosevelt Dam and Tonto National Monument,

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Bird Walk

Barbara Morrison led a bird walk to the area just south of the main resort complex.

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Apache Lake pictures by Jack Shevlin
Apache Trail
Tonto National Monument
Roosevelt Dam
Bryce Thompson Arboretum
Desert Flowers 
Tonto National Forest Information

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Changes last made on: March 20, 2005