What you need to know.LAKE OVERVIEW
70 miles from Downtown Phoenix. Narrow, cliff-side dirt roads.
A large, paved lot as well as several scatted shoreline parking options.
As part of the Tonto National Forest, you must get a pass ($8) in advance.
Due to driving distance and difficulty, this is a quiet haven.
Open year round. But must purchase pass from a Tonto Pass retailer.
Own The Lake
Water and jet ski in freedom. Lakes stays uncrowded year-round.
Nearby Burnt Corral Recreation site is the perfect place to post up.
Less crowds means more fun waterskiing, camping, or hiking.