Red Sage closing is both tragedy and opportunity

Patrons of the Red Sage restaurant on Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon arrived earlier this year to find the doors pad-locked and the lights off. The long time staple of family dining in the area had become the lat...

Coming event: Gold Canyon Film Festival & 4th Annual Apacheland Days

Though Apacheland is long gone to history, the movie making history made in Gold Canyon lives on at the Gold Canyon Film Festival & 4th Apacheland Days to be held January 19-20th, 2013. The festival to be h...

Clouds lift from Gold Canyon real estate market into 2013

There was a time in our area when the local restaurants and gas stations were full of construction workers, open house signs littered the roadsides, and there was a mad rush to buy a home - any home while the gett...

Worship: Gold Canyon United Methodist Church

The Gold Canyon United Methodist Church is today one of the largest congregations in the Gold Canyon area, but it wasn't always this way. The community of faith first began in the fall of 1987, meeting at the site...

Hiking: New Year’s Day on Hieroglyphic Trail

On this first day of 2013 the weather could not have been more perfect to take the trek into the Superstitions. Starting from the parking area at the end of E. Cloudview Ave. in Gold Canyon, we took the Hieroglyph...

January events keep Lost Dutchman State Park lore alive

Named after the fabled lost gold mine, Lost Dutchman State Park is the only major camping and day use area available at the foot of the Superstition Mountains. The park is located on Apache Trail just north of Ap...

Ghosts of Apacheland

Walking the grounds of what once was Apacheland Studios in Gold Canyon, AZ takes you down the path of not only movie history, but beyond into the world that existed well before the studio was ever built. Like so m...

Present Becomes Past As Resort Expands

The days of the early 2000’s when so much development was going on around the Superstitions that if you blinked you missed the changes are gone. If you drive along US Highway 60 in Gold Canyon often however you wi...

Wayback: Gold Canyon Roasting Company

Sometimes recent history is just as memorable as long past history. Even though the community of Gold Canyon, Arizona is still young by many respects we have already had many establishments come and go. The once v...

Dining: Mammoth Steakhouse and Saloon

The Mammoth Steakhouse and Saloon has been long time fixture of colorful dining in the Superstition Mountain region, being located at the Goldfield Ghost Town. Mammoth is admittedly touristy but is as authentic...

Mountain Brew Coffee House

We recently stopped by one of Gold Canyon’s newest businesses on for some refreshments and are pleased to bring a positive report. The Mountain Brew Coffee House at 6832 S. Kings Ranch Road has been open for some ...

Dining: Red Sage Restaurant At Gold Canyon

EDIT: As of 2014, the Red Sage is CLOSED In and around Superstition Mountain are many fine places to eat and enjoy the company of friends or family. In Gold Canyon, the Red Sage Restaurant has been a long time ...

Autos: 2015 Subaru Outback

We got the chance to test Subaru's all new 2015 Outback Sport Utility Wagon, and what better place than out behind Superstition Mountain on Apache Trail and on the road to First Water Trailhead. Getting our first p...

Autos: 2013 Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX5 has won praise for its Zoom Zoom driving appeal but also their latest “SkyActive” efficient power-trains. As compact SUV's are popular out here in the desert we took a new Grand Touring model out around ...

Autos: 2013 Kia Sorento

In our back-roads around the Superstition Mountains, it helps to have a car that can take the rough gravel paths and washboard surfaces, one you can cross a wash with once in a while. This week we tested the Kia S...