getting there

Directions to APACHE LAKE RESORT & MARINA from Tempe/Phoenix area:

1. US-60 E toward Globe – (22 mi)

2. Take exit 196 for AZ-88 E/Idaho Rd (0.4 mi)

3. Turn left onto S Idaho Rd (2.3 mi)

4. Slight right onto AZ-88 E/N Apache Trail (31.0 mi) –
You will first pass by Canyon Lake then you will pass Tortilla Flats. Soon after Tortilla Flats the paved road will turn into a dirt road for approximately the last 10 miles to Apache Lake Marina & Resort.  Use caution as road can be bumpy & narrow with some sharp corners in certain areas.

5. Turn left onto N Fr79/Srv Rd 79 (1.0 mi) –
You will see the monument sign for Apache Lake Marina & Resort.

6. Keep right at the fork (0.3 mi) –
You will see the Registration/Restaurant building. Park and come inside to purchase your show tickets and get any information you need on camping and/or motels.

camping and lodging

Camping: All camping at Apache Lake is open and on a first come, first serve basis. There are plenty of camping spots for everyone, but early arrival is recommended to secure prime lakeside locations. A $5 per car camping pass is required so carpooling is recommended; the pass is good for the entire weekend. There are indoor bathrooms and showers available to all campers. Please remember to bring trash bags and use the on-site garbage cans and dumpsters to keep the camping areas clean. Remember to LEAVE NO TRACE behind.

RV: There are 15 single spaced units available with lakeside view and include Water, Sewer, Electricity, Cable TV.   Call the Resort to reserve spaces at 928-467-2511.

Hotel: Apache Lake Resort & Marina has 52 rooms available. All rooms are air conditioned and have cable. Smoking rooms are available. Minimum stay requirement of 2 nights. Call the Resort to reserve rooms at 928-467-2511. 

Parking:  Parking is in designated areas and not directly on camping sites but the lots are a very short walk to most camping sites.