Gateway To The Copper Corridor


2019 Summer Gateway, Visitors Guide.


Arizona’s Largest Lake, Roosevelt Lake

Five of the biggest and

most popular lakes to

fish are located in central

Arizona and are managed

by Salt River Project for the

valley’s water supply: Roosevelt

Lake, Apache Lake, Canyon

Lake, Saguaro Lake, and

Bartlett Lake.

Thirty miles northeast of

Globe lies one of Arizona’s best

recreational and sightseeing areas,

Roosevelt Lake.

Roosevelt Lake is located in

the Tonto National Forest and is

surrounded by beautiful mountain

ranges with majestic views.

The Theodore Roosevelt

Dam has created one of the

best fisheries in the state due to

its easy access and abundance

of large and smallmouth bass,

crappie, bluegill and various


of carp

and catfish.



to the




easy access




and Phoenix, fishing conditions

are excellent for year-round

fishing in Arizona.

During the summer heat you

can find many outdoor enthusiasts

on the water enjoying water

skiing, tubing, kayaking, and jet

skiing on Arizona’s largest lake.

You can bring your own boat

or rent one from the Roosevelt

Lake Marina which has a connivent

store, restaurant, and RV

Photo by Zenada Webb

Roosevelt Lake in the middle of the desert is great for fishing, site seeing and recreation.

park if you’d like to stay a while.

If you’d like to set up camp

right on the water, the Marina’s


has plenty

of room to



campers or

RV’s right

on the water.

For rates and

more information




There’s also many campgrounds

and day picnic areas

available along the lake. The

campsites have shaded ramadas,

restrooms and some even

have showers. Contact Tonto

Basin Ranger District 28079

N. Az Hwy 188 Roosevelt, AZ

85545 or phone 602-225-5395

for more information.

If you prefer a room or cabin

you can shack up at the Roosevelt

Lake Resort. The resort

offers various dog friendly as

well as pet free lodging options.

Choose from motel rooms,

cabins and a 3B/2B home. For

those who own a recreational

vehicle or 5th Wheel, consider

there full hook up RV Sites for

your long term stay. Visit

for more


The Roosevelt Lake, Tonto

Basin area attracts thousands

of visitors each year due to the

vast variety of water related

recreational activities, outdoor,

historical and sightseeing opportunities

all with easy access

to Globe.

If you’re looking for a one

day trip, Roosevelt Lake is a

“must see” place in Gila County.

Photo by Toni Payne

Tubing on Roosevelt Lake is a fun recreational activity in the

summer heat.


Gateway - Summer 2019

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