Bartlett Reservoir and the Arizona Upland phase of the Sonoran Desert. This site offers beautiful vistas of the surrounding mountains. Beach front camping when water level permits. Near Yellow Cliffs boat launch.
At a Glance
June 11, 2013 - The lake level is expected to remain very close to 100 percent full for the remainder of the summer. Space for shoreline camping at SB Cove and Bartlett Flats is extremely limited, so available campsites are likely to fill up quickly on weekends.
First come first served.
Tonto Pass Required. $8.00 per vehicle, per day; $4.00 per watercraft, per day OR Interagency Pass WITH Tonto Annual Upgrade Decal
January - December
Carefree and Scottsdale
This site is 24 miles east of Carefree. Take Cave Creek Road 7 miles to the junction with Forest Road (FR) 205. Turn right and travel 6 miles to the junction of FR 205 and FR 19. At this junction take FR 19 for 7 miles to FR 459 and turn left. Continue on FR 459 (a paved, low-speed road) for 3 miles to the site. Click Here For Map.
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Camping & Cabins
Lake and Pond Fishing
Fish Species: Large and Smallmouth Bass; Crappie; Sunfish; Channel and Flathead Catfish