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White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation

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Whiteriver, AZ 85941
+1 520-338-4385
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Go here to see the original Fort Apache!

Yes, it is listed as an Indian Reservation and there is a modest local native peoples exhibition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
Great History

We toured the reservation and even purchased souvenirs. It was amazing to see the old dormitories... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Naja W
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Covering more than 1.6 million acres in east central Arizona, these tribal lands of the Apache contain some of the state's most scenic and plentiful recreation areas including lakes and streams for fishing, and scenic landscapes for hiking and camping.
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1 week ago
“Go here to see the original Fort Apache!”
25 Jan 2017
“Nice folks”
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
+1 520-338-4385
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it is listed as an Indian Reservation and there is a modest local native peoples exhibition center. Your entry fee also includes the fairly well preserved and relatively unknown Ft Apache. Not unlike other 'forts' operated by the National Parks, this features a number...More

Thank RioMountainMike
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We toured the reservation and even purchased souvenirs. It was amazing to see the old dormitories, hand made tents, schools, etc. The current state of reservation as far as housing is quite sad. Most of the yards don't receive care and many of the homes...More

Thank Naja W
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

First of all don't go here and look down your nose. The average household makes $18,000 a year. This is a forgotten place---remember you are a guest. With that being said here's my review. The pros: 1. Nice folks 2. Main road was cleared of...More

Thank Ivypetals
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Don 't even waste your time going there. Roads not marked well for getting to boat ramp and store. Road closed over the dam, so can not get to store that way. Indian tribe has not maintained this property in a proper manner. This area...More

10  Thank Tamale1234
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Winter offers skiing on the White Mountain while summer has amazing camping and fishing in many, many lakes in the area. So many hiking trails to choose from. Natives are quite people are friendly. Food choices are slim, but you can drive 20 minutes to...More

3  Thank pparmen
Reviewed 31 December 2015

There is so much more to the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation than the visitor's Fort Apache area or the casino. If you are lucky enough to be "invited" to a ceremony deep inside the reservation, I would suggest going. We were invited to an...More

3  Thank WCG_12
Reviewed 17 September 2014

What a beautiful place. Camping right next to a gorgeous river with tall pines. It was wonderful. It did rain both days for a short time in the afternoons, but that's part of camping.

5  Thank Melody B
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We'll worth the trip Reservation lake is breath taking and the staff at the store are fantastic you may not like the miles of dirt road but the fishing and views are more than worth it

7  Thank Brent M
Reviewed 2 July 2013

If you don't plan on hitting the Hon Dah casino, don't think there's no reason to take Rte 260 past Pinetop and into the Apache Reservation. The road is well-maintained, and the scenery changes as you climb higher in elevation. From scrub pines to ponderosa...More

5  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I enjoyed my visit . Great airport and Timber operation . I found it some what hard to get to know the people , like I said trust . Great church actives in the area about five or so . Not a lot of outsiders...More

7  Thank richard c
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