Roper Lake State Park

Roper Lake State Park


Location:6 miles south of Safford off US Route 191.
Facilities:71 campsites, electric hookups, cabins, showers, restrooms, group-use area, picnic areas, picnic shelters, hiking trails, boat ramp, natural mineral water hot springs hot tub, day-use island, beach, visitor center, playground (é).
Activities:Camping, boating (no gas motors), fishing, swimming.
Special Features:Park consists of two units: the main Roper Lake Unit and the Dankworth Pond Unit, 3 miles south. Roper Lake features a 30-acre stocked lake and a natural stone hot tub with water from the park's mineral hot springs. Dankworth Pond (15 acres) was once a fish hatchery for rearing catfish; it features a replica Indian Village.
Address:101 E Roper Lake Rd
Safford, AZ 85546

Phone:928-428-6760
Fax:928-428-7879
Web: www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/roper.html
Size: 400 acres. Elevation: 3,130 feet.

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Other attractions include the Roper Lake State Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty, which has lakes, great birdlife, natural hot springs and where you can book a simple log cabin to camp out in for the bargain price of $50 a night (www.
Graham, in an area of eastern Arizona known for its hot springs and majestic scenery, Roper Lake State Park is a gem in the state parks system.