Best Time To Visit: Canyon Lake is open year-round.
Accessibility: A barrier-free fishing dock is located at Boulder Recreation Site.
Rules: This lake is located within the Tonto National Forest; forest regulations apply. An Arizona State Fishing license is required to fish in Canyon Lake. Know the creel limits for the fish you take. Glass containers are prohibited in Canyon Lake area. As a consideration to others, PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT!! Keep detergents and soaps out of the lake.
Directions: To reach Canyon Lake from Apache Junction, travel northeast on State Highway 88 15 miles.
Map: Click here for a map to Canyon Lake
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted to use Canyon Lake.