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Day 19 – Route 88 The Apache Trail

The is officially known as and runs eastward from Apache Junction to Roosevelt Dam where it meets up with Route 188. In between these two points we discovered an are rich in history and some incredibly terrifying roads. Starting our day with the and , we moved on to and toured the home made where we watched an old west shootout. is located where the pavement ends and the 22 miles of gravel begins. We stopped for lunch at the famous where Rob saddled up to the bar before trying their chili. The next 2 hours on gravel road and down was about the most invigorating and terrifying thing we’ve ever done. We were never more grateful for pavement when we got to the end.

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