Rattlesnake Cove provides direct access to Bartlett Reservoir. Rattlesnake Cove has a sloping beach suitable for use in many water recreation activities. This area has beautiful vistas of the desert with mountains in the background.
At a Glance
January - December
Stay limit 14 days, no motor boats allowed. No services. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT. Glass containers prohibited. Bury human waste 6-8 inches and at least 200 feet away from camp, trails, water sources, and dry drainages.
This site is 21 miles east of Carefree. From Carefree, take Cave Creek Road 7 miles, turn right on Bartlett Dam Road and continue for 13 miles then turn left on FR 459. Travel ½ mile on FR 459 and turn right into the site.