Facilities: Restrooms and a picnic area with ramadas are provided at Lower Lake Mary. There are three campgrounds nearby. The nearest campground is Lake View, 5 miles south at Upper Lake Mary. Drinking water is not available.
Best Time To Visit: Lower Lake Mary is open year round, but parking may be limited during the off season. The majority of use occurs in late spring and summer, depending on the water level, with the greatest use on holiday weekends and during periods of very hot Phoenix-metro weather. The campgrounds here are open May 1st to the end of September.The adjacent day-use area is open from May to September.
Fees: Day use fees are charged at Lower Lake Mary.
Accessibility: The restrooms and picnic tables are barrier-free.
Rules: No camping is permitted at the lake. Boat motors are limited to 10 horsepower or less. Motor vehicle use is permitted on designated routes only, no off-road use.Advisory: Do not consume walleye and limit consumption of other fish to one 8-ounce fillet per month. Trout are not included in this advisory. Source: Mercury. Sources to be investigated. (One meal equals 8 ounce uncooked weight.)
Directions: To reach Lower Lake Mary from Flagstaff, Drive 8 miles south on Forest Highway 3 (Lake Mary Road). A day use parking area is on the west side of the road.
Map: Click here for a map to Lower Lake Mary
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted to use Lower Lake Mary.