Get in Touch
Thanks for contacting us! We'll respond as soon as possible.
 
 

Suggested Articles

 
 
 
Subscribe Pin with Us
10 Reasons You Should Visit Alamo Lake State Park Arizona

#1 Alamo Lake State Park is tucked away in the Bill Williams River Valley.

Flickr User Pat

Flickr User Pat

You’ll find it where the Big Sandy River and the Santa Maria Rivers meet.

#2 It was created as a result of the Alamo damn in 1968.

Flickr User marksontok

Flickr User marksontok

The purpose of the earthen damn, created by the Army Corps of Engineers, was to control flood waters.

#3 The lake basin does a great job of containing an incredible amount of potentially damaging waters during flood events.

Flickr User BirdieMama

Flickr User BirdieMama

One record night, the water level in the lake rose an astounding eleven vertical feet.

#4 Water flow was above average in the 1970’s and 1980’s, which has led to an increasingly bigger lake!

Flickr User Pat

Flickr User Pat

As a result, it’s one of Arizona’s best fishing holes.

#5 Fishing tournaments happen often here!

Flickr User Dave Martinez

Flickr User Dave Martinez

Anglers come here knowing they have a great shot at catching channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, and largemouth bass.

#6 Fish aside, Lake Alamo State Park is a great place to see wildlife.

Flickr User Pat

Flickr User Pat

There’s sure to be mule deer, coyotes, foxes, wild burros, waterfowl, and maybe even a bald or golden eagle!

#7 The lake environment showcases a lot of plants as well. 

Flickr User marksontok

Flickr User marksontok

Against a background of mountainous terrain in the opposite direction of the lake, you’ll see plenty of brush, cacti, and beautiful wildflowers, especially after the nourishing spring rains.

#8 Alamo Lake State Park is also a great place for stargazing!

arizonaexperience.org

arizonaexperience.org

The area is an awesome forty miles from the bright lights of city. Each year, they gather up professional and amateur astronomers alike and they hold a star party to observe the night sky and learn about space.

#9 And if stargazing interests you…

rvretirementtravel.com

rvretirementtravel.com

You’ll be excited to hear that overnight camping is an option!

#10 No matter your interests, Alamo Lake State Park is a great place to escape for some rest and relaxation.

Flickr User Pat

Flickr User Pat

If we’re careful to protect and conserve these beautiful areas of nature, they will continue to be available for us and others to enjoy!

Cheyenne Reed

Cheyenne Reed was born and raised in Ohio. She recently relocated to rural Wyoming to try out working at an exclusive guest ranch. She graduated from Kent State University with an English degree, and most enjoys writing about travel. If she has free time, you may run into her anywhere, because she is always itching to explore new places. Her personal motto is, "Any day can be an adventure if you make it one!"

You May Also Like

The 10 Best Halloween Corn Mazes In Arizona

Arizona

The 10 Best Halloween Corn Mazes In Arizona

With Halloween a little over a week away and only two weekends for family adventures, time is at hand to get out and celebrate the cooler temperatures of the season. These 10 corn mazes are perfect Halloween fun for the the whole family and a great way to get some exercise. 1. Schnepf Farms Pumpkin

John NewellJohn NewellOct 22, 2016
These 5 Amazing Skyline Views In Arizona Will Blow You Away

Arizona

These 5 Amazing Skyline Views In Arizona Will Blow You Away

Arizona might be well known for a hot desert climate, but that doesn’t mean that all of it’s vistas are characterized by sand and cacti. Arizona has plenty of booming cities with gorgeous skylines that rival those of cities all across the nation. Check out these five! #1 Phoenix If you’ve heard of any city

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 15, 2016
If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In Arizona, They’re A Must Visit

Arizona

If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In Arizona, They’re A Must Visit

When the sweltering, summer heat in Arizona is at it’s worst, the crowded pool down the street just isn’t going to cut it. Check out these awesome swimming holes instead if you’re looking for a gorgeous place to cool down! #1 Bull Pen The Bull Pen swimming hole is located about fifteen miles east of Camp

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 14, 2016
There’s Something Magical About These 5 Lakes In Arizona

Arizona

There’s Something Magical About These 5 Lakes In Arizona

It’s a common misconception that all of Arizona is nothing but dry desert, but that isn’t the case! Check out these five gorgeous lakes that prove otherwise! #1 Canyon Lake Canyon Lake is one of four lakes that Arizona gained when the Salt River was dammed back in 1925. It’s actually the smallest of the

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 13, 2016
Here Are 5 Of the Most Expensive Homes In Arizona That Will Make Your Jaw Drop.

Arizona

Here Are 5 Of the Most Expensive Homes In Arizona That Will Make Your Jaw Drop.

Everyone dreams of living in a luxurious home sometimes, right? Check out these crazy expensive homes in Arizona that are sure to make you feel like a king! #1 9422 E Happy Valley Rd This huge house in Scottsdale, Arizona might currently be the most expensive one on the market. It uses 10,000 square feet of

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 9, 2016
Here Are 10 Photos of Arizona During Fall That Will Take Your Breath Away

Arizona

Here Are 10 Photos of Arizona During Fall That Will Take Your Breath Away

Arizona is nothing but a barren desert, right? Not quite. If you’re feeling the fall fever, check out these beautiful photos that prove Arizona can do fall just as well as any other state! #1 Just a reminder: Arizona has plants other than cacti. And while cacti have their own vibrant colors, these trees are showcasing the

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 7, 2016
10 Incredible Facts About Arizona That You Should Know

Arizona

10 Incredible Facts About Arizona That You Should Know

Everyone knows that Arizona is famous for record breaking temperatures and the gorgeous Grand Canyon, but did you know these ten interesting facts about Arizona? #1 The official state flower of Arizona is actually the Saguaro Cactus bloom! Between May and June you can see the beautiful white flowers. Even cooler? The Saguaro is the

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedSep 2, 2016
There’s No House In The World Like This One In Arizona

Arizona

There’s No House In The World Like This One In Arizona

The United States is home to plenty of unique structures, but few compare to this one of a kind house in Arizona. In Bisbee, Arizona, eighty miles from Tucson, you’ll find the Chulo Canyon Cave House, or simply the Cave House, as locals call it. This home is nestled into the side of a granite boulder

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 31, 2016
Here Are 3 Movies With Gene Wilder That Were Filmed In Arizona

Arizona

Here Are 3 Movies With Gene Wilder That Were Filmed In Arizona

You may remember Gene Wilder from any one of the long list of movies he starred in. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles, or Young Frankenstein are all classics you’ve surely seen. Wilder began what would become a wildly successful acting career in 1962. This week news reports all across the country are paying

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 30, 2016