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Apache Lake Marine & Resort, AZ

US Forest Service

Apache Lake Marine & Resort

Secluded shoreline locations provide camping away from high-use areas. Apache Lake offers an outstanding opportunity to view Desert Big Horn Sheep on the cliffs high above its northern shores. Please ...[more]

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AZ

Directions

Apache Lake is formed behind Horse Mesa Dam downstream of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. From Apache Junction: Drive north on State Hwy. 88 for 29 miles to Forest Road (FR) 79/Apache Lake Marina/Resort or 36 miles to FR 183/Burnt Corral Recreation Site. The last 20 miles of State Hwy. 88 are unpaved. Turn left (west) and continue to the lake.

From Mesa: Take State Hwy. 87 north for approximately 60 miles to the junction of State Hwy. 87 and State Hwy. 188. Turn right (east) and follow State Hwy. 188 for 33 miles until it meets State Hwy. 88. Turn right (south) onto State Hwy. 88 and drive past Roosevelt Dam. Follow unpaved State Hwy. 88 for 6 miles to FR 183/Burnt Corral or 12miles to FR 79/Apache Lake Marina Resort. Turn right (west) and continue to the lake.

From the Globe area: Take State Hwy. 188 west for 30 miles to the junction of State Hwy. 88 and State Hwy. 188. Turn onto State Hwy. 88 past the Roosevelt Dam and continue for 6 miles to the unpaved FR 183/Burnt Corral or 12 miles to FR 79/Apache Lake Marina and Resort. Turn right (west) and continue to the lake.

Activities
  • FISHING FISHING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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