Copper Mines Loop


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coolrogue1
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Location: Apache Junction, Arizona
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Copper Mines Loop

Post by coolrogue1 » Fri May 12, 2017 11:25 pm



This ride goes through the area of some of the largest open pit copper mines in the U.S. The ride starts and stops in Apache Junction at my favorite cafe Mickey "D's" Cafe...best breakfasts in the metro Phoenix area. This ride is approx 170 miles long and can easily be done in a day. The southern end of the ride passes through Oracle which is the gateway to the north side of Mount Lemmon. There is camping if you feel the inclination at Peppersauce Campground, if you can a night time trip to Peppersauce Cave may be in order... The route back passes through Florence, be sure to see the courthouse... If any of you remember the movie "Murphy's Romance", it was filmed in Florence.

Link to map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid= ... 078126&z=9

Sam


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