Spotlight on Apache Junction

Apache Junction Self Storage SignApache Junction, Arizona is located at the base of the Superstition Mountains about 35 miles east of Phoenix. Incorporated in 1978 it has a current population of approximately 40,000 people.

Like many parts of Arizona, Apache Junction is rich in Western heritage. In fact, just a few miles away is the historic Goldfield Ghost Town. Adding to its western heritage is a history of film-making with many movies of the Western genre having been filmed in the area.  Movies with stars such as Audie Murphy, Elvis Presley,  Jason Robards, and John Wayne were shot nearby.

Apache Junction is an excellent base from which to explore the Superstition Wilderness area. This is an area offering varied exploration opportunities from abandoned ghost towns, museums, and wide-open hiking trails.  Perhaps you’ll even make your fortune when you stumble across the Lost Duchman Mine.  The Apache Junction Public Library website offers a wealth of additional information about the area and its history.

Canyon Lake is one of a number of lakes nearby and is about 16 miles from Apache Junction. It marks the beginning of the Apache Trail – an extremely scenic drive. Dollar Self Storage can offer a great place to store those boats, water toys, and RV’s used to enjoy the area.

Whether you live in Apache Junction or use it as a jumping off point to the area’s recreational opportunities, we can help you with your storage needs with locations off of S. Winchester Road and  E. Old West Highway.

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