NATIVE AMERICAN ADVENTURE ITINERARY

Adventure Highlights:  

  • Tribal Gaming: Apache Gold Resort & Mazatzal Hotel & Casino

  • Native American History & Culture

  • 200-room prehistoric Salado masonry pueblo

  • Native American cliff dwellings

  • Ancient settlements like the "Mogollons" at Shoofly Indian Ruins 

  • Largest Travertine Bridge in the World

History:

Living up to its slogan, Gila County has always been a wild country.  It was once home to 1,000's of different Native American settlments.  The area was literally surrounded by the Sinagua to the north, the Anasazi to the northeast, the Mogollon to the southeast, the Salado to the south, and the Hohokam to the southwest.  This adventure will guide you through their ancient lives.  Welcome to Arizona's Wild History.

ITINERARY & MAP

QUICK FACTS

DURATION
  • 1, 2 or 3 days
     
DESTINATION

BEST TIMES

ADVENTURE TYPE

  • Ups and downs

  • Rock Climbing

  • Trails 

  • Remote Wilderness

  • Possible weather (Could be hot or cold)

MINIMUM AGE
  • All ages

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TRAIL DESCRIPTIONS

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Must Do

Special Events

Find a special event to add to your Itinerary.  Gila County has hundreds of events that happen year round including rodeo's, parades and more.

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Museum Tour

Itinerary

Discover Gila County's rich history and heritage by taking the Museum Tour.  Everything from mining to Zane Gray history, pioneers, miners and cowboys.

Credit:  Cameron Davis

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