Upper Burnt Corral Shoreline Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Upper Burnt Corral

 

This site offers shoreline parking and boat access on Apache Lake. Access via the Apache Trail National Forest Scenic Byway, a scenic mountain road showcasing magnificent bluffs above Apache Lake. Nearby are views of majestic mountains with abundant wildlife.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Day – when site is open
Open Season: Feb 15 2018
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 22'; total vehicle/trailer length limit 40 feet.
Closest Towns: Globe, Spring Creek, Tonto Basin
Water: Not Available
Restroom: Toilet Buildings
Passes: Tonto Daily Pass and Watercraft sticker (for boats) 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

General Information

General Notes:

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.)


Directions:

This site is 5 miles south of Roosevelt Dam on the south shoreline of Apache Lake.

From Apache Junction: Drive north on State Hwy. 88 for 39 miles (the last 20 miles of State Hwy. 88 are unpaved) to Forest Road (FR) 52/Upper Burnt Corral Recreation Site. Turn left and continue to site.

From Mesa: Take State Hwy.87/Beeline Highway north for approximately 60 miles to its junction 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 5 miles to Forest Road (FR) 52/ Upper Burnt Corral Recreation Site. Turn right and continue to the site.

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 5 miles to Forest Road (FR) 52/ Upper Burnt Corral Recreation Site. Turn right into the site.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Shoreline camping and day use.


Fishing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
33.633062

  Longitude : 
-111.204983

  Elevation : 
1,900 feet