Lake Pleasant, AZ

Lake Pleasant Fishing

Lake Pleasant FishingLake Pleasant Fishing
Individual or club fishing is available at Lake Pleasant by boat or shoreline. Various clubs and organizations schedule amateur to pro-national events each year. Fishing guide services are also available at Lake Pleasant. To date Lake Pleasant is home to 8 species of fish, White Bas... continue

Lake Pleasant Boating

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Lake Pleasant offers two boat ramps for boat launching. The largest boat ramp at Lake Pleasant offers 10 lanes for boat launching. This 10-lane boat ramp is paved and functional to a water elevation of 1,600 feet. Parking at the 10 lane offers room for 480 vehicles, 355 vehicles with trailers, and 1... continue

Lake Pleasant Camping

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Lake Pleasant Regional Park offers 148 sites for RV and tent camping. Desert Tortoise Campground has 76 campsites, 25 developed sites, 41 semi-developed sites, and 10 tent sites. Each developed campsite has water, electricity, a covered ramada, a picnic table, a barbecue grill and fire ring. ... continue

Lake Pleasant Hiking

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Pipeline Canyon Trail has two trailheads. You can access the South trailhead by taking North Park Road to Peninsula Day Use Area. You can access the Northern trailhead by taking Castle Hot Springs Road to the North entrance and follow the road to Cottonwood Day Use Area. ... continue

Lake Pleasant Fishing Reports

Lake Pleasant Fishing Report
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the best intentions to help you catch fish. And do remember fishing reports given a few hours ago can change due to a whole list of circumstances. But ---- they are still one of... continue

About Lake Pleasant

Lake Pleasant, Arizona
With 10,000 acres of crystal-clear water, Lake Pleasant is a major water sports recreation center for the Phoenix metro area. Lake Pleasant is Arizona’s second largest lake being an excellent destination for boating, sailing, water and jet skiing, and fishing. For the diverse water enthusiast, throw in wake boarding, parasailing, scuba diving, kayaking to suit your interest. This newly expanded reservoir offers 114 miles of shoreline perfect for family recreation, as well as convenient amenities including a 10-lane boat ramp and parking for 200 vehicles.

Lake Pleasant Regional Park, managed by the Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Department, offers 23,662 acres of mountainous desert landscape, including the lake, and boasts a number of other recreational activities, such as mountain biking, camping, RV accommodations, picnicking, hiking trails, swimming, and bird and wildlife viewing.

The Desert Outdoor Learning Center offers excellent opportunities to learn more about the lake as well as the surrounding desert area. Books, pamphlets, and a variety of gifts are available for purchase inside the visitor's center. Step out onto the balcony surrounding the visitors center and you get a beautiful view of Lake Pleasant and an up close view of the Waddell Dam, the largest agricultural dam project in the world.

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