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Apache Junction, Arizona

Apache Junction, Arizona

Apache Junction is a desert community at an elevation 2,070 feet above sea level as the easternmost community in the Phoenix-Mesa metropolitan area, and home to the legendary Superstition Mountains and the gateway to a wonderful outdoor recreational area.

With a hometown feel, Apache Junction continues to value and respect the natural environment, with lifestyles and activities everyone can enjoy. The area is fast becoming a popular destination for families, vacationers and business. Surrounded by every natural beauty the southwest can offer, Apache Junction is a growing city with an exciting historic past.

Close to it all, but far enough away from the hustle and bustle, Apache Junction still has the wide open spaces that people come west to find. With all the amenities one may need either found locally or very close by, the Apache Junction area is an inviting oasis in the stress-filled environment of today.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Weaver's Needle

Weaver's Needle is a prominent pinnacle that towers over much of the region east of Superstition Mountain and had played a major role in the legend of the Dutchman's Lost Mine. This famous landmark was named after Pauline (Paulino)

Apache Junction, AZ Landmarks

Apache Greyhound Park

While legends of lost gold and hidden treasures still manage to lure adventurers to the Superstition Mountains in Apache Junction, Arizona, one of America's great western towns, thousands of visitors and residents stake claim to another shining jewel in the desert, Apache Greyhound Park.

Apache Junction, AZ Dog Races

Goldfield Ghost Town

In the 1890s, Goldfield was a booming community. The first gold-strike was made in 1892, and it took just a little under a year before the town came to life. One rich strike after another supported the town and approximately 4000 people who lived in the district for five rich years.

Apache Junction, AZ Pioneer History

Apache Trail

The Apache Trail Historic Road was designated a historic road on June 20, 1986

Apache Junction, AZ Landmarks


Things to do near Apache Junction, AZ

Fiddlesticks Tempe

Speedy go-karts; wet n' wild bumper boats; award-winning, lighted driving range; batting cages; video arcade and mini-golf. G...

Eagle's Nest Country Club At Pebble Creek Resort

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Coronado Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

ASU Mars Global Surveyor Facility

The facility supports the Thermal Emission Specrometer experiment that was sent aboard the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft wh...