Cemetery Trail 255

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Roosevelt Cemetery is the final resting place of some of the local settlers and also workers who built Theodore Roosevelt Dam. A self-guided walk is available. Visitors may pick up brochures at the Tonto Basin Visitor Center located directly across Highway 188. The trail up to the cemetery has a hardened surface and the cemetery interior trails are made of natural material.

At a Glance

Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Closed to all motor vehicles. Protect this special place by confining your footsteps to the outlined path. Help keep your trails clean. If you PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT!! Please close gate behind you.

General Information

Directions: North End: (Cemetery Trailhead): From Roosevelt Dam, take State Highway 188 for 1.5miles east to the Lakeview Park. Turn onto the park entrance road for about 75 feet; the trailhead is just off to the right.South End: Thompson Trail 121



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Horse Riding

From the trailhead, the trail gradually climbs a slope on a paved trail to the Roosevelt Cemetery. An interpretative trail winds through the historic cemetery, but it is not suitable for wheelchair use due to steepness. The trail (unsurfaced) also continues past the cemetery to Thompson Trail 121.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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  Area/Length : 
.2 miles

  Elevation : 
Highest: 2,400 feet. Lowest: 2,200 feet - 2,400