Crabtree Wash Shoreline Area
This site offers shoreline parking and boat access. Access is by the Apache Trail National Forest Scenic Byway, a scenic mountain road. Nearby are views of mountains with abundant wildlife.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||03-12-06-22-18 Apache Lake Campground Area and Road Closures|
|Operational Hours:||All Day|
|Fees:||Tonto National Forest Pass/ Discovery Pass/ Kiosk permit required.|
|Restrictions:||Stay limit 14 days, State Hwy. 88 is a narrow winding mountain road, with a maximum vehicle length limit of 40 feet. (Not recommended for trailers over 22 feet). Rules and regulations are posted at all fee station areas. Please read and observe. Please use trash receptacles when available, or pack it in pack it out.|
|Closest Towns:||Globe, Payson|
|Water:||At Roosevelt Marina|
|Passes:||Tonto Daily Pass or Tonto Discovery Pass are required. America the Beautiful Passes are accepted at the Picnicking Sites.|
|Information Center:||Tonto Basin Ranger District (602)-225-5395|
This site is 12 miles south of Roosevelt Dam on the south shoreline of Apache Lake. From Apache Junction: Drive north on State Hwy. 88 for 32 miles (the last 20 miles of State Hwy. 88 are unpaved) to FR 79. Turn left and continue to site approximately 1 mile.
From Mesa: Take State Hwy. 87/Beeline Highway north for approximately 60 miles to itsjunction with State Hwy. 188. Turn right onto State Hwy. 188 for 33 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 88. Turn right onto State Hwy. 88, and drive past historic Roosevelt Dam (unpaved) for 12 miles to FR 79. Turn right and continue to the site approximately 1 mile.
From the Globe area: Take State Hwy. 188 west for 30 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Turn left onto State Hwy. 88, and continue past historic Roosevelt Dam (unpaved) for 12 miles to FR 79. Turn right and continue to the site approximately 1 mile. View and download a map.
SR 88 is currently CLOSED between Fish Point and the Apache Lake Marina, pending repairs by ADOT.
Shoreline Camping and day use.
Lake and Pond Fishing
Apache Lake Fish Species: Rainbow Trout; Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass; Crappie; Sunfish; Channel and Flathead Catfish; Walleye
Access is by the Apache Trail National Forest Scenic Byway, a scenic mountain road.
Portable toilets, drinking water at Roosevelt Marina
Boating - Motorized
Boating - Non-Motorized