Martinez Lake

Are you looking for a year-round angler's paradise? Martinez Lake is known for excellent fishing, fun on the water, and outdoor adventure.

History & Nature

Martinez Lake is located just north of Yuma on the Colorado River. Known for the many species of wildlife that populate the lake year-round, this area is a relaxing retreat perfect for a weekend getaway. The lake is surrounded by the Imperial Wildlife Refuge, making it a prime destination for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts.

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Things to Do

The water is loaded with fish ranging from bass to catfish to tilapia, making Martinez Lake an angler’s paradise. For those less experienced at outdoor adventure, guides who specialize in fishing, bird watching, and navigating the river can show you the ropes.

If you want to explore the waters on your own, there are several types of boats available for rent. You’ll also find a fun restaurant and cantina featuring dancing on Saturday nights and live music on Sunday afternoons – the perfect place to end a day on the lake.

Hotels, Lodging & Camping

At Martinez Lake you can enjoy the Martinez Lake Resort, campgrounds or one of the RV parks. Or, opt to stay in Yuma at one of the many lodging options.

Hours & Pricing

For hours and pricing, please visit the website.

For More Information

Martinez Lake
10430 North Martinez Lake Road
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 783-9589

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