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Alamo Lake State Park

Alamo Lake State Park is a 4,900-acre state park in western Arizona, located about 38 miles north of Wenden.  It is accessed via dirt road off either US 60 to the south or US 93 to the east.  Owing to its remoteness and lack of paved access roads, the park is often considered one of the "best kept secrets" of the state park system.

Alamo Lake State Park

Wild burros, park's trademark

P.O. Box 38 
Wenden, Arizona 85357
Phone: (928) 669-2088


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You will find the park just 38 miles north of Wenden and US 60.  Alamo Lake is a renowned large mouth bass fishing spot.  This man-made lake controls flooding on the Bill Williams River.

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 mountains.

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.

Facilities include:

  • Visitor center

  • Handicap Access

  • Restrooms

  • Concessions/Gift Shop

  • Picnic Area

  • Picnic Shelters

  • Group Use Area

  • Fishing

  • Boat Ramp

  • Showers

  • Electric Hook-ups

  • Dump Station

  • Swimming

  • Mountain Biking

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