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Lake Pleasant In Arizona

Lake Pleasant, Arizona

Boating, camping and fishing.

An oasis in the desert, Lake Pleasant is a 10,000-acre lake offering a variety of fishing and boating choices. Located 45 minutes northwest of Phoenix the lake can be accessed via 99th Avenue north from Sun City or via the Cave Creek Highway - west off US Highway 17 north from Phoenix. Two marinas, camping, water skiing and swimming areas are scattered around the lake and are often used year round. It is a popular day trip from Phoenix, Scottsdale and other valley cities. Fishing enthusiasts can fish for bass, crappie, white bass, stripers catfish and sunfish.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: YES


Pleasant Harbor RV Campground - 928 501-5253

Desert Tortoise Campground - 602 506-2930

Roadrunner Campground - 928 501-1710

Lake Pleasant Regional Park Campground - 928 501-1710

Pleasant Lake Map


Fish species found in Lake Pleasant include largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, tilapia, white bass and striped bass.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Tilapia White Bass Striped bass

Click here for a AZ Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Morristown, AZ 85342
928 501-1710

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