Pebble Beach

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pebble Beach Rec Site

This site is a most popular inner tube starting and take-out point. With the abundance of tables and shade ramadas, families like to camp out for the day at the water’s edge and cool off from the summer heat. During our busier weekends, Pebble Beach fills quickly, but is always a great place for playing in the water and non-motorized boating.  This lush area is outstanding for birding.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day use only
Restrictions: Stay limit 1 day, no trailers. Glass containers are prohibited at this lake. No pets in the swimming site. Caution: Fall trees and other materials in the river can trap swimmers and floaters. Entry is closed when the site is full. Many of the valley’s radio stations carry advisories concerning lake conditions and closures. Beware: Alcohol, sun, and water are a deadly combination.
Closest Towns: Mesa, Saguaro Lake Marina
Water: Not Available
Restroom: Vault Toilets. Accessible restrooms available April 15 – October 14, annually.
Passes: Tonto Daily Pass or Tonto Discovery Pass are required. Tonto Daily Passes may be purchased at the fee machine on site, or from a retail vendor.   America the Beautiful Passes are accepted.
Information Center: Mesa Ranger District (480)-610-3300

General Information


This site is located 20 miles northeast of Mesa. From Mesa, travel 7 miles east on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to Power Road /Bush Highway/Forest Road (FR) 204 and turn north. Follow Bush Highway for 13 miles to FR 169, and turn left. Follow FR 169 for 1 mile to the site. The entire route is paved. View and download a map.

Recreation Map

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Boating - Non-Motorized

There are no designated docks, ramps, or launch sites. Motorized boats are NOT allowed.


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1,400 feet