Canyon Lake In Arizona
Boating, camping and fishing.
Located on the Salt River in central Arizona, Canyon Lake is an easy 45 minute drive northwest of Apache Junction AZ on State Highway 88. This excellent boating lake covers 950 surface acres and is set in deep canyons which offer spectacular views. Big horn sheep and eagles are a common sight to boaters on this scenic waterway. Jet ski, pontoon boats and pleasure boats are available for rent at the marina. A restaurant and tour boat cruises can enhance your experience when you spend your day at this spectacular body of water. his deep-canyon waterway is home to big bass, The state record bass, over 16 pounds was caught here. The lake also contains trout stocked by the Arizona Game & Fish Department, plus catfish bluegills, crappie, panfish and walleye.
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Canyon Lake Marina & Campground - 480 288-9233
Tortilla Recreation Site Campground - 480 610-3300
Canyon Lake Map
Fish species found in Canyon Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill and yellow bass.
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Local Contact Information
Canyon Lake Marina & Campground
16802 N.E. Highway 88
Tortilla Flat, AZ 85219