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RV Parks Near Me: Apache Junction, AZ - Where Snowbirds Winter for Sun and Fun

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Apache Junction and the Superstition Mountains
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Located in primarily in Pinal County and at the foothills of the Superstition Mountains, Apache Junction, Arizona (known locally as AJ) has a standing population of around 38,500. But the population of it and the surrounding area explodes during the fall and winter when snowbirds come down from colder parts of the U.S. Not only are they drawn here by the 310 days of sunshine per year, but the mild winter climate. 

But they also come down for the plethora of attractions and activities that will keep anyone as busy as they want to be:

- Golf - The area has numerous golf courses both public and private. The green grass set against the desert landscape is something you won’t find anywhere else in the U.S. except here in the Sonoran Southwest.

- Watersports – Close to AJ are three manmade lakes - Canyon, Saguaro and Apache. All of them are great for boating, fishing and other watersport activities. 

- Hiking and ATVing – In the immediate and surrounding area are various hiking trails for all levels of hikers, along with many ATV trails that traverse through the desert and mountains.

- Attractions – Just outside of AJ is Goldfield – a reconstructed ghost town featuring a tour of an underground gold mine, a live reptile display, a small railroad that you can ride around the perimeter of the town, a saloon, several stores and an ice cream shop. With everything there is to do, it is not hard to spend a day at Goldfield.

- Apache Trail Auto Tour - The original Apache Trail was a stagecoach route. Today, it is a paved driving route (as far as Tortilla Flats). Before continuing onto the unpaved portion, be sure to stop at Tortilla Flats along the way and eat at the saloon with saddles for bar stools and dollar bills lining the walls.

- Dolly Steamboat Tours. Located on Canyon Lake, this boating attraction offers several different types of narrated steamboat cruises, including Scenic Nature, Twilight Dinner, Astronomy Dinner, and Game, Fish and Bighorn Sheep.

 

RV Parks and Resorts

If you plan to stay in the area, AJ also has seven recommended RV parks and resorts to accommodate your travel trailer, 5th wheel or motorhome of all sizes.

 

1.  CANYON LAKE MARINA & CAMPGROUND

Canyon Lake Marina & Campground located in Tortilla Flat Arizona

This campground is located several miles outside of Apache Junction next to Canyon Lake. Besides the campground, it also has a 196-slip boat marina.

  • 28 RV Sites w/water and electricity – 10 back-in with 30 amp electric/18 pull-thrus with both 30 and 50 amp electric
  • Requires a 2-night minimum
  • 16802 N.E. Highway 88 
  • Tortilla Flat, AZ 85190
  • Office: 480-288-9233 (8am-4pm Daily)
  • Website: https://https://www.canyonlakemarina.com/

 

2.  LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK

Camping at Lost Dutchman State Park in Arizona

This Arizona State Park is located in a beautiful desert location right at the base of the Superstition Mountains just east of AJ.

 

3.  MESA/APACHE JUNCTION KOA JOURNEY

Mesa / Apache Junction KOA Journey Photos

Located in Apache Junction on the eastern edge of town, this park is close to everything – food, fuel and fun.     

  • 124 sites – 70 back-ins/ 42 pull-thrus with full hookups (50/30 amp electric)/12 back-ins with full hookups (30 amp electric)
  • Maximum length on pull- thru sites is 65’
  • 1540 South Tomahawk Road
  • Apache Junction, AZ 85119
  • Reserve: 800-562-3404
  • Info: 480-982-4015
  • Website: https://www.koa.com/campgrounds/mesa/

 

4.  BLUE STAR RV RESORT

Blue Star RV Resort in Apache Junction is a 55+ resort

A 55+ resort, it requires a 2-night minimum stay and is located in Apache Junction, but is also close to Mesa, AZ.

 

5.  ROCK SHADOWS RV RESORT

Rock Shadows is an RV Resort in Apache Junction that does long-term rentals

This 5-star, 55+ RV community is different from most in that they only do long-term rentals – by the month, seasonal (think snowbird) or by the year.

  • 683 sites – full hookups (30 or 50 amp electric)
  • All sites have concrete pads 
  • 600 South Idaho Road
  • Apache Junction, AZ 85119
  • 480-982-0450
  • Website: https://www.rockshadows.com

 

6.  MERIDIAN RV RESORT

The Meridian RV Resort in Apache Junction

This resort features a 20% military discount for current and retired military personnel on daily RV site rentals up to a maximum of six nights.

  • 258 sites with full hook-ups (30 and 50 amp electric)
  • At their laundry facility, you can pay using your smartphone instead of carrying around quarters.
  • 1901 S Meridian Rd
  • Apache Junction, AZ 85120
  • 480-474-8900
  • Website: https://www.rvonthego.com/arizona/meridian-rv-resort

 

7.  CANYON VISTAS

Canyon Vistas 55+ RV Resort in Gold Canyon Arizona

Part of the Cal-Am properties, this 55+ RV resort is located close to the Superstition Mountains. Canyon Vista guests can also use the amenities of its sister resort next door – Superstition Views.

 

 

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