Bagley Flat Campground and Boat Dock

Area Status: Open

Bagely Flat

Bagley Flat is notable for its boat access only camping on Saguaro Lake.  Camping is allowed at the 10 designated sites with grills and tables provided. This location is fun during the summer months because of the nice grove of mesquite trees that provide and abundance of shade. Bagley Flat also has a courtesy dock for easy fishing. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Boat access only.
Open Season: Year round
  • 14-day stay limit.
  • No trailers - boat access only
  • This has the only toilet facility on the upper portion of the lake.
  • Glass containers are not allowed.
  • Care must be taken with boat fuels: Keep fuels out of water.
  • Soaps and detergents are not allowed in the lake.
  • Quiet hours are 10 pm to 6 am. No generators can be run during quiet hours.
Closest Towns: Mesa, Saguaro Lake Marina
Water: Not Available
Restroom: Vault toilets (Accessible)
Passes: Tonto Daily Pass and Watercraft sticker (for boats) or Tonto Discovery Pass are required. Tonto Daily Passes and watercraft sticker may be purchased at the fee machine Saguaro Del Norte or from a retail vendor.  America the Beautiful Passes are accepted at picnicking sites only.
Information Center: Mesa Ranger District (480) 610-3300

General Information


This site is 35 miles east of Mesa. From Mesa, travel 27 miles north on State Hwy. 87 to Bush Highway/Forest Road (FR) 204 and turn right. Follow FR 204 for 4 miles to the lake. The last 4 miles are by boat. The entire route to the lake is paved. View and download a map.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

10 camp units with tables and grills

No. of Sites 10
Reservation Info First come, first serve, no reservations

Lake and Pond Fishing

Saguaro Lake, boat access only:  Fish Species: Rainbow Trout; Largemouth, Smallmouth and Yellow Bass; Crappie; Sunfish; Channel Catfish; Walleye; Tilapia; Yellow Perch


10 camp units with tables and grills

No. of Sites 10

Boating - Motorized

Saguaro Lake, Courtesy dock

Boating - Non-Motorized

Saguaro Lake, courtesy dock

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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1,500 feet