There’s gold in those hills! Visit a recreated 1890’s Arizona ghost town where an authentic mining town once called home.
Goldfield Ghost Town in Arizona is a fun stop is along the scenic drive to the Apache Trail.
This is a fun place to visit to experience the old west just outside of Phoenix. Take a ride on Arizona’s only narrow gauge train and pan for gold.
Things to do at Goldfield Ghost Town Arizona
Visit on the weekend to witness “mock shootouts” on town streets. Usually the streets have people in period costumes wandering around.
There are numerous old buildings to explore, stop in at the saloon, pick up some souvenirs at the general store, go horseback riding, pan for gold slivers, and the kids favorite- a train ride. All set with a beautiful backdrop of the Superstition and Goldfield mountains.
How to Get To Goldfield Ghost Town
Directions from Phoenix: Take the 202 loop east out of downtown Phoenix to exit 26 East Brown Road. This turns into W. Lost Dutchman Blvd. Turn left on Idaho Road AZ-88 and turn right on N. Apache Trail. (about 45 minutes from downtown)
Address: 4650 N. Mammoth Mine Road Apache Junction, AZ
Cost: There is no charge to enter this old west town (there are charges for activities)
- Superstition Mountains (1 mile)
- Canyon Lake (about 11 miles)
- Tortilla Flat (about 13 miles)
- Salt River Tubing (about 17 miles)
- Mesa (about 25 miles)
- Apache Lake (about 29 miles)