Davis Wash Shoreline Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Davis Wash

 

Davis wash is accessible by the Apache Trail National Forest Scenic Byway, a scenic mountain road. Nearby are views of mountains with abundant wildlife. This shoreline offers an abundance of opportunities for families looking for a fun get away any time of the year! Popular during the summer months, Davis Wash is great for a day trip or dispersed camping weekend.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Day – when site is open
Open Season: February 15 - November 15
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
Restroom: Portable Toilets
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

Directions:

This site is 9 miles south of Roosevelt Dam on the south shoreline of Apache Lake. From Apache Junction: Drive north on State Hwy. 88 for 35 miles (the last 20 miles of State Hwy. 88 are unpaved) to Davis Wash Recreation Site. Turn left and continue to site approximately 1 mile.

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 9 miles to Davis Wash Recreation Site. 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 9 miles to Davis Wash Recreation Site. Turn right and continue to the site approximately 1 mile. Click Here For Map.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
33.593559

  Longitude : 
-111.222043

  Elevation : 
1,900 feet

 



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