High Country, Arizona Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • Becker Lake

    Becker Lake

    Visit Becker Lake and enjoy one of the oldest reservoirs in the White Mountains. Keep in mind that this lake is a managed catch-and-release lake so there are some special rules to follow. If you are looking for trout, this is the place to be. Becker Lake is a trophy trout lake. Each spring ... Continue
  • Lyman Lake

    Lyman Lake

    Lyman Lake was Arizona's first recreational state park. The 1,500-acre reservoir was created as an irrigation reservoir by damming the Little Colorado River at an elevation of 6,000 feet. It is fed by snowmelt from the slopes of Mount Baldy and Escudilla Mountain, the second and third highest ... Continue
  • Roosevelt Lake

    Roosevelt Lake

    Theodore Roosevelt Dam, the first major structure constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation on the Salt River Project (SRP), spans the Salt River to form a huge reservoir 24 miles long. The dam is 280 feet high and 723 feet long. Once the largest man-made lake in the world, Roosevelt Lake is still ... Continue
  • San Carlos Lake

    San Carlos Lake

    San Carlos Lake was formed by the construction of Coolidge Dam and is rimmed by 158 miles of shoreline and stores. The 920 foot long dam was built on the Gila River to irrigate about 100,000 acres, half of which are Native American lands in the San Carlos Apache Reservation. The Reservoir, ... Continue