A lake stocked with largemouth bass and rainbow trout? Camping? Hot springs? Yes, please! Replete with natural wonder, Roper Lake State Park near Safford is an obvious choice for your next camping trip.
Enjoy five miles of nature trails that wind through desert landscapes and lead to stunning mountain views. You can also take a three mile hike or walk to Dankworth Pond, which offers a picnic site and recreated American Indian village. If you keep your eyes open, you may be able to spot a Gambles’ quail or heron.
With natural hot springs, fishing piers, a swimming beach, and opportunities for bird watching, there’s no shortage of things to do. After a long day of fun, you can even relax in a natural stone hot tub.
The park's surrounding land is the perfect place to camp under the stars or in a comfortable camping cabin.
Open daily, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Park Entrance Fees:
Roper Lake State Park
101 E. Roper Lake Road
Safford, AZ 85546