Driving north on U.S. Highway 60 from Phoenix, the elevation gently rises and the temperature drops, giving way to scenic pine forests and lush meadows. This is the gateway to the White Mountains and to Lake Roosevelt.

The Town of Eagar is located in the northeastern portion of Arizona, approximately 18 miles west of the Arizona-New Mexico border. It is a beautiful drive through rocky and winding canyons, across high meadows, and enough scenery to fill the heart to capacity. Eagar is approximately 4 hours from Phoenix through the tall pines and majestic view of the Mogollon Rim.

Phoenix is an agricultural, industrial and service center. It is surrounded by 22 other cities in the Valley of the Sun where western style homes and sprawling shopping malls abound. There is exhilarating adventure, breath-taking golf courses, trendy shopping, modern nightlife and enriching culture.
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Tempe, Arizona is packed with history, culture, shopping, dining, nightlife, sports and special events. Tempe, Arizona is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in the middle of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
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A home town to enjoy! Gilbert, Arizona is one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In the last decade and a half, Gilbert has grown at a pace unparalleled by most communities in the United States.
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Apache Junction
Home of the Superstition Mountains, there are many events, activities and facilities to keep Apache Junction visitors busy all year long. One of the most spectacular ranges in central Arizona, or in the United States.
A wilderness of rugged, surrealistic beauty, these cactus-strewn mountains are inhospitable and desolate, as well as the setting for one of the American West's lingering and most endearing legends -- that of the Lost Dutchman's Gold.
Apache Junction, AZ - Official City Website
Superstition Mountain Museum
Goldfield Ghost Town
Lost Dutchman State Park
Rennassaince Festival
The Geology and GeoScenery of The Superstition Mountains
Florence Junction
This area is a cactus lovers dream. Slow down and enjoy the views. Martinez Canyon is located in the desolate Florence Junction area which is just east of Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun. The Raymert Mine Road contains historical and unique geological features including the ghost town of Raymert. This off road trail is hidden within a small canyon northeast of Mineral Mountain Road.
Superior has a population of about 3,500. Located in stunning scenic surroundings, it has been the sight of filming for many movies including U Turn by Oliver Stone, Eight Legged Freaks, How the West Was Won with John Wayne and James Stewart, The Prophecy, Skinwalkers, The Gauntlet with Clint Eastwood, and Young Billy Young, and a Sci-fi film named "The Salena Incident", also called "Alien Invasion Arizona."
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
World's Smallest Museum
Located in the heart of Arizona's magnificent Tonto National Forest and is surrounded by some of the most spectacular mountain vistas in the Southwest. It has a colorful history, punctuated by mining discoveries and is supposedly named for a globe-shaped piece of pure silver found nearby.

The city is the county seat of Gila County. Globe was founded 1875 as a mining camp. Mining, tourism, government and retirees are most important in the present-day Globe economy.

San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation

The San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation was first established in 1871 by President Grant. It shares the northern border with the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation.

The region is blessed with a variety natural wonders for everyone. The temperate climate of the Reservation makes hunting for big and small game, such as elk, bighorn sheep, javelina, antelope and migratory birds, enjoyable in every season.

Magnificent natural beauty abounds unspoiled streams and lakes, the high country with Native species of fish including Apache Trout. A central point of recreational activity is San Carlos Lake. A fisherman’s paradise, it was created by the construction of Coolidge Dam and is rimmed by approximately 158 miles of shoreline. It is beautiful country, especially the sunsets.

Official Website of the Apache Nation Chamber of Commerce
Tonto National Forest - The fifth largest forest in the United States.
Fort Apache Indian Reservation

The White Mountain Apache Tribe is proud of their beautiful home that abounds in wildlife, tradition, outdoor recreation and resources. Unparalleled in the Southwest, and home to Historic Fort Apache, the White Mountain Apache Reservation offers something for everyone!

Recreation including rafting the Salt River Canyon, camping and hiking in the pristine beauty of the White Mountains. The Lakes and streams are home to Apache Trout, a species not found anywhere else.

This recreational paradise turns white in the winter when skiing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and ice fishing become activities of choice. Sunrise Park Resort is Arizona's Premier Ski destination, and is well known for it's summer and winter activities as well as year-round beauty.

White Mountain Apache Tribe
Sunrise Ski Park
Show Low

Show Low is a city in Navajo County, Arizona. It lies on the Mogollon Rim in east central Arizona, at at 6,400 feet above sea level. Show Low is the fun and adventure capital of the Arizona White Mountains.

Wildflowers, elk, and alpine forests provide a stunning backdrop to a town where festivals and outdoor activities are right outside your door. The White Mountains offer many a place to rest and relax, taking a slower pace to life while enjoying the little things Mother Nature offers. From butterflies, hummingbirds and eagles that nest on Rainbow Lake to a variety of antique stores and local merchants.

According to the legend, the city was named after a marathon poker game between C.E. Cooley and Marion Clark. The two men decided there was not enough room for both of them in their settlement. The two men agreed to let a game of cards decide who was to move. According to the tale, Clark said, "If you can show low, you win." Cooley turned up the deuce of clubs (the lowest possible card) and replied, "Show low it is." The stakes were a 100,000 acre ranch. Show Low's main street is named "Deuce of Clubs" in remembrance.

Located at the junction of highway 77 in Navajo County at an elevation of 6,350 feet, this area gives access to Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area, the White Mountain trail system and north to Snowflake.

Eagar, located on the northeast slopes of the White Mountains, is set against a national forest of ponderosa pines. The town is in the center of the White Mountain Recreation Area and sits at an elevation of 7,000 feet.

Tourism is a large part of Eagar which boats over 2 million acres in the adjoining Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, numerous lakes and miles of pristine trout streams. Visitors from both Arizona and New Mexico flock to Eagar each year. Along with its neighbor Springerville, the two communities are collectively known as Round Valley.

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