Lower Burnt Corral Shoreline Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This site offers shoreline parking and boat access. 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

Current Conditions: Available for winter shoreline camping Closed during monsoon season
Operational Hours: Open March 1-June 15, and September 30-November 14, annually unless otherwise indicated
Restrictions: Rules and regulations are posted. Please read and observe. Please use trash receptacles if available, or Pack it in, Pack it out!
Restroom: Accessible 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

Accessibility:

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 6 miles south of Roosevelt Dam on the south shoreline of Apache Lake.

From Apache Junction: Drive north on State Hwy. 88 for 38 miles (the last 20 miles of State Hwy. 88 are unpaved) to Forest Road (FR) 183/ Burnt Corral Recreation Site. Turn left and continue to site. Take another left after passing Camp Host Site.  Proceed on dirt road past gate

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) 183/  Burnt Corral Recreation Site. Turn leftand continue to site. Take another left after passing Camp Host Site.  Proceed on dirt road past gate

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) 183/ Burnt Corral Recreation Site. Turn right and continue to site.Turn left after passing Camp Host Site.  Proceed on dirt road past gate


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
33.624208

  Longitude : 
-111.202391