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The Point Campground

Statistics Elevation
1700'
Season
All Year
Days Limit
 
Fee
Yes
Units
3
Trailer Limit
Boat-In Only
GPS Location
 33° 33' 24.01"N
111° 24' 40.5"W
Access
Boat-In Only
 
Amenities Potable Water
No
Waste Disposal
No
Restrooms
Vault
Showers
No
Reservations
No
Store Nearby
Marina
Campsite Grills
Yes
Campsite Tables
Yes
Fire Rings
Yes
Utility Hookups
No
Information
480-610-3300
Firewood
Marina
Fishing Supplies
Marina
Laundry
Apache Junction
Gas & Propane
Marina
ATV Use
None
Visitor Center
Marina
 
Fish Species Rainbow Trout
Yes
Cutthroat Trout
-
Brook Trout
-
Brown Trout
-
Apache Trout
-
Crappie
Yes
Yellow Bass
-
Flathead Catfish
Yes
Tilapia
-
Yellow Perch
-
Carp
Yes
Redear Sunfish
-
Bluegill
-
Green Sunfish
-
Walleye
Yes
Northern Pike
-
Channel Catfish
Yes
Sunfish
Yes
Smallmouth Bass
Yes
Largemouth Bass
Yes
Striped Bass
-
White Bass
-
Arctic Grayling
-
Bullhead
-
Fly and Lure Only
-
Acreage
926
Body of Water Depth
130
Catch and Release Areas
-
Boats Allowed
Yes
Motor Limit
Unlimited
Boat Rentals
Marina

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A campsite at The Point Campground on Saguaro Lake
Above: The Point Campground is available only by a 3 mile boat trip.

 

The Point Campground is accessible only by a three mile boat trip on Canyon Lake. Although there is no fee for using the campsite, there is a small fee of $2 per watercraft and $4 per vehicle per day at Canyon Lake. The Point has the only restroom facility on upper Canyon Lake. Canyon Lake has a full-service marina with boat rental, bait & tackle, emergency (911) phone, excursion boat, restaurant, snack bar, picnic supplies, ice, beach and lakeside picnicking. Glass containers are not allowed at Canyon Lake. Also, there is no trash service available, PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT! Be careful with both boat fuel and any soap for cleaning dishes etc. soap is not allowed in the water! There is a boat sewage dump available at the marina.

Directions

This site is 17 miles northeast of Apache Junction on Arizona State Hwy. 88, (historic “Apache Trail”). From Mesa, take US 60 to the Idaho Road exit go north on Idaho Road to State Hwy. 88 and turn right. After crossing the first bridge at the lake, watch for Palo Verde Recreation Site sign and turn left into that site. The entire route to the lake is paved with narrow, sharp curves, traffic is heavy. The last 3 miles are by boat.

The courtesy dock at The Point Campground
Above: The courtesy dock at The Point Campground.

A map of Canyon Lake

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