Trail Masters


flapjackFrom the Smokey Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and now to the Superstition Mountains, Flapjack has always had a bond with the great outdoors. But the legendary Superstition Mountains, Apache Trail and Four Peaks Wilderness have captured and held Flapjack’s full attention. Step back into history as Flapjack weaves the trails with the tales of the days of old. A picture is worth a thousand words – being there becomes priceless on one of his tours.


cjCJ retired from farming in Iowa in 2008 and moved to the Apache Junction area along with his wife, Dawn. He soon bought his first Jeep and started exploring the deserts around Arizona. CJ loves to be outdoors enjoying all the history and beauty this area has to offer. Now he is ready to show you why he loves this part of our great country. So come on along with CJ to see this beautiful and historical territory out and around the glorious Superstation Mountains.


rattlesnakePhilBilly first set foot on the Apache Trail in the summer of 1966. He has spent years exploring the surrounding territory. In the early to mid-seventies, he was involved with certain individuals who searched for the Lost Dutchman Gold. These included the late Robert S. Jacobs, also known as Crazy Jake, and Al Morrow. His time in the Superstition Mountains included months of exploration on horseback and on foot. He worked with the Native American people throughout Arizona. This provided him with the opportunity to become familiar with certain cultural and spiritual aspects of some Native American tribes and the lands they hold sacred.

Crazy Frank

crazyfrankSince I retired in 2008 from Portland, OR I’ve enjoyed educating and entertaining tourists at places like Crazy Horse Memorial in Custer, SD and at Ruby’s Inn (outside Bryce Canyon, Ut).  Now I enjoy my winters in Apache Junction leading tours at Apache Trail Tours.  My goal is to have tourists leave my tours knowing and understanding much more of an area than when they arrived.

Laredo Larry


Memoriam 1947-2016

When Laredo Larry retired from the US Postal Service in California, he and his wife moved to Arizona making the Superstition Mountains their back yard. As an avid fan of the history of central Arizona, he reads extensively and attends lectures and programs held around the state. He doesn’t stop at history, though. He also knows how to prepare, cook and eat most of the edible desert plants! Laredo Larry has found his dream job with Apache Trail Tours.