Facts on Alamo Lake

Facts on Alamo Lake
Alamo Lake in Arizona is a serene sanctuary for nature lovers, hikers and fishermen. Its trails offer views of scenic terrain, while its wildlife and fish population provide anglers and hunters exciting opportunities in their sports.
 

Location

Alamo Lake is in the Arizona Outback, 75 miles from Phoenix, and was created in 1968 to control floods. The area is surrounded by the Sonoran Desert.

 
 

State Park

The lake is part of the Alamo Lake State Park, where visitors can enjoy boating, water sports, picnics and hunting. Buffalo and other wildlife are frequently sighted.

Fishing

Fish at Alamo Lake include bluegrill, large-mouth bass and catfish, and fishing tournaments are common.

Camping

For those looking to spend more time at the lake, camping is allowed. You can stay 15 days, and two vehicles are allowed per campsite.

Rising Waters

Alamo Lake has come near to flooding. The highest rising water level was 11 feet in one night, measured by the Arizona State Parks Authority. The lake has increased in size since the 1980s.

 

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