By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 2/18/2019
Topics/Keywords: #Arizona #Hiking #LostDutchmanStatePark #PhoenixArea #Travel Page Views: 488
All the photos from our hikes into Arizona's treasure.

Lost Dutchman State Park is a 320-acre state park located near the Superstition Mountains in central Arizona, and named after the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine, a famous gold mine legendary among the tales of the Old West. It is easily accessible about 40 miles east of Phoenix via U.S. Highway 60, the Superstition Freeway.

Hiking Half the Treasure Loop Trail

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 11/7/2015
Topics: #Arizona #CentralArizona #LostDutchmanStatePark #SuperstitionMountains Page Views: 1192
All the photos from the hike I took at the Lost Dutchman State Park with Keith, his twin brother Chris and Chris' husband, Alex.

Keith's twin brother, Chris, is married to a guy named Alex. And Alex proposed the four of us—plus Chris and Alex's dog—go for a hike in the Supetstition Mountains. On our way there, it turned out that Alex had actually been looking at a specific spot in the Superstitions (which actually cover about 125 square miles), namely, the Lost Dutchman State Park.

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Ella and Lilly on the Treasure Loop Trail

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 1/27/2018
Topics: #Arizona #LostDutchmanStatePArl #Phoenix #SuperstitionMountains #Travel #TreasureLoopTrail Page Views: 497
All the photos from today's hike in the Arizona wilderness.

After having spent weeks moving into our new apartment, Keith and I desperately needed a hiking break. We decided to make a return trip to the Lost Dutchman State Park's Treasure Loop Trail. We'd been on this a couple of years ago, but never with new doggie Lilly.

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Cold Visit to Lost Dutchman

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 12/14/2018
Topics: #Arizona #LostDutchmanStatePark #Supstitions #Travel Page Views: 151
Gorgeous photos of the desert beneath overcast skies.

Despite an unusually frigid winter, Keith and I decided to make at least a short hike at Lost Dutchman State Park. The sky was overcast, the sun struggled to break through, but these photos show that desert beauty isn't masked by clouds.

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The Desert After A Winter Rain

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 1/16/2019
Topics: #Arizona #LostDutchmanStatePark #Phoenix #Superstitions #Travel Page Views: 139
A beautiful look at the desert below the Superstition Mountains after it's been greenified.

Keith and I try to take the dogs out every day—that's what we tell ourselves, but what we really are doing is taking ourselves out every day! Today, the first pretty day after several days of light rain, we decided to head for the Lost Dutchman State Park for an easy hike.

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