The park is 30
miles West of the Colorado River. Campers and boaters find a
complete store. The marina includes boat rentals.
Alamo Lake, located on
the Bill Williams River where the Big Sandy River and Santa
Maria River come together, was created with the completion
of Alamo Dam in 1968. The Army Corps of Engineers designed
the earthen dam primarily for flood control.
Campers discover 250
campsites with a 15-day stay limit. The campgrounds at Alamo
Lake have tremendous views of the lake and the surrounding
Visitors find an
abundance of outdoor activities in this 8,400-acre state
park. Activities include wildlife watching and hiking
against a backdrop of the picturesque Rawhide and Buckskin
Mountains. Wildlife includes great blue herons, cattle
egrets, brown pelicans, quail, deer, coyotes, and bald
eagles. The trademark of the park is the wild burros that
stroll through the park.