Lost Dutchman Campground

Lost Dutchman State Park

$25 - $35 per night
Apache Junction, AZ 85119, USA
The Lost Dutchman State Park Campground has 134 campsites that cater to both RV's, campers and tents. Some sites offer electric and water hookups and a variety of amenities.


  • Flush Toilets
  • Showers
  • Fire Rings/Adjustable Grill
  • Accessible Campsites
  • Campfire Allowed
  • Picnic Tables
  • Electric Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Dump Station
  • Trash Receptacles
  • Campground Hosts
  • Bike Trails
  • Hiking Trails


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Nearby Things to Do

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Autumn Fun at Schnepf Farm 2019

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