Lost Dutchman State Park is a 320-acre state park located near the Superstition
Mountains in central Arizona, USA, and named after the Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine,
a famous gold mine legendary among the tales of the Old West. It is accessible about
40 miles east of Phoenix via U.S. Highway 60, the Superstition Freeway.
Want to know a secret? The dark skies of the park are the perfect environment to appreciate the night sky and the state park hosts incredibly cool ‘Star Parties’ with set-up telescopes and knowledgeable guides. Backpack Pat recently joined a Star Party, click here to read about his experience!