Centered at Alamo Lake, and about 38 miles north of Wenden, sits one of the Arizona state park system’s best kept secrets, Alamo Lake State Park. It is one of the more remote of state parks and is accessed through a two-lane road that is paved. US Route 93 is to the east and US Route 60 to the south. Sitting on the shores of Alamo Lake which is a recreational and flood control reservoir, search for an RV in La Paz County and experience what makes Alamo Lake State Park a stargazer’s paradise while camping in the immense outdoors.
Located 38 paved miles off the main highway between Phoenix and Parker, Alamo Lake Park is a wildlife paradise hidden in Arizona. It is one of the best places to fish and base your RV rental in La Paz. The park is a whopping 4900 acres and with the crystal clear waters of the lake in a backdrop of cacti, wildflowers and brush speckling a mountainous terrain. You will have ample activities to enjoy here at Alamo Lake State Park. Grab yourself a rental motorhome near Alamo Lake State Park and see the place from the comfort of your home away from home.
If the hustle and bustle of city life gets to you, this park is definitely the place to come and unwind. Leave the city behind and enjoy a serene and peaceful location, remote and tucked away by a pristine lake. If you enjoy the vast outdoors where you have an uninterrupted view of the sunrise and sunset, and if you are lucky, you will be able to experience an incredible view of the full moon.
This state park is great for nature lovers, and when it rains in spring, you have the opportunity to see an abundance of wildflowers. Take refreshing walks at the park, and watch wildlife such as wild burros, mule deer, coyotes, foxes, waterfowl, golden and bald eagles that come out to the shores of the Bill Williams River.
If fishing is your thing, do not leave behind your fishing rod. Pack plenty of bait as well in your RV rental and catch a wide variety of big fish including black crappie, channel catfish, largemouth bass and bluegill. Anglers just love the opportunity to catch fish in this manmade reservoir that has increased appreciably in size since its creation in 1968. Do not leave behind your valid Arizona fishing license if you are 14 or older, or you will have to miss out on fishing in one of the best holes in the state. If boating is your thing, come ready to indulge yourself at one of the three ramps at the park.
A trip to such a vast area with fresh, clean air is not complete without camping. Come with your hiking boots, park your RV rental, and hit the trails in the beautiful remote west-central Arizona sunshine. Camping out at the park can be fun and very thrilling for the entire family but, the desert can be fragile, and harsh to visitors. Keep your La Paz camper rental in the designated area and keep you and the desert well protected. Enjoy camping here as a group or family. You have a choice and can prefer dry camping or choose your fancy from what one of the campgrounds has to offer.
Camping at Alamo Lake State Park
If you are considering RV camping at Alamo Lake State Park, go ahead and give it a trial for an experience to remember. You will be spoilt for choice on where to camp as there are four camping grounds, each having a fire ring and a picnic table. There is also a group camping area with barbecue grills for use.
The gravel or paved sites are well sized, and so parking won’t be a problem. The group camping site can accommodate a vehicle 60 foot long, so you won’t have to worry about that either. With 19 full hookup sites on the main campground, this is an ideal location to start your great family outing. Camp A has 21 sites available, and Camp B has 15 available with 27 electric sites. Ramada area has 12 electric sites, and Cholla area has 41 electric sites. The campground areas are well maintained with vault toilets and chemical toilets.
While camping, you will be able to catch a breathtaking view of the lake from some of the campsites. The camp also has a store where you can purchase fishing, camping, and other supplies. The conveniently located store ensures you get what you need at the park so you won’t need to dash to the faraway cities when you run out of bait, need a fishing license and other basic necessities.
Exploring the Area
If you happen to run out of exciting activities to enjoy at the park, head over, and explore the nearby neighborhoods. A visit to a state park cannot be complete without dashing to various cities for a taste of the mouth-watering cuisine served up in the establishments.
After a visit to Alamo Lake State Park, you must also visit the multiple award-winning Salome KOA in nearby Salome. The trip to Salome KOA will also avail an opportunity to visit the mines and gem shows of Quartzsite and the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. Load up your RV rental and enjoy a wonderful family adventure.