Area Atractions

Bear Canyon Lake
Features and Setting
Bear Canyon lake is a popular 60 acre fishing and hiking spot. Catch trophy size Rainbow Trout & German Brown. This peaceful lake is located 14 miles northwest of AZ Highway 260. Electric motors only. Boat ramp.
Elevation: 7,600
Season: Open year round as access permits.

Black Canyon Lake
Features and Setting
Fishing and boating opportunities are popular at Black Canyon Lake. 78 acres of excellent Rainbow Trout & German Brown fishing. Located just south of AZ Highway 260 on Forest Road 86. Electric motors only. Boat Ramp.
Elevation: 7,600
April to November.

Blue Ridge Reservoir
Features and Setting
70 acres of great fishing and boating opportunities in the heart of the National Forest. Accessed by FR 751 off Highwy 87.
Elevation: 7,300
Season: May to September




Chevelon Canyon Lake
Features and Setting

Chevelon Canyon offers spectacular views and great opportunities for hiking and fishing. 6 miles of accessable shoreline fishing. Most popular for Rainbow Trout & German Brown fishing. Take AZ Highway 260 approximately 30 miles east of Payson to FR 300, follow FR 300 for about 10 miles to FR 169, follow FR 169 for 21 miles to FR 169B.
Elevation: 6,800
Season: May to October

Fools Hollow Lake
Features and Setting

This 150 acre Lake provides an outstanding fishing and hiking experience. Electric motors only. 2 boat launch ramps. Large/Small mouth Bass, Catfish, Walleye, Rainbow trout & German Brown. 4 miles off AZ Highway 260 using Old Linden Rd. and either 32nd St. or 22nd St.
6,280 feet
Open year round

Willow Springs Lake
Features and Setting
The Lake provides 150 acres of outstanding fishing, hiking and picnic experience. Boat motors to 8 hp. Boat Ramp. Variety of fish species. 22 miles southwest of Heber on AZ 260 and FR 149.
Elevation: 7,500 feet
Season: May to October.


Woods Canyon Lake Picture
Features and Setting
55 acres of great fishing and boating opportunities. 8 horsepower motors or less allowed. Boat Ramp. Well stocked with Rainbow Trout & German Brown. Located only 5 miles north of AZ Highway 260.
Elevation: 7,500 feet
Season: April to November

Area Wildlife
Big Game:
Elk, Deer, Antelope, Turkey, Javelina.
Small Game:
Squirrel, Rabbit, Dove
Game Fish:
Trout (3 varieties), Pike (2 varieties), Bass (2 varieties), Catfish, Bullhead (2 varieties), Sunfish, Bluegill.
Predators and Furbearers: Bobcat, Fox, Badger, Raccoon, Skunk, Ringtail Cat, Beaver, Muskrat.
Rare and Endangered
: Southern Bald eagle, American peregrine Falcon, Owl (3 varieties).

Golf Courses
Pine Meadows Country Club:
Highway 260 to milepost 308 in Overgaard.
Snowflake Country Club:
In the town of Snowflake Arizona.
Silver Creek Country Club: 5 miles east of Show Low on Highway 60, then 7.5 miles north on Bourden Ranch Road.
Show Low Country Club: 2 miles west of town on Highway 260 to Linden Road.