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Roper Lake State Park

101 East Roper Lake Road, Safford, AZ 85546
+1 928-428-6760
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Very nice campground

Very nice campground that is clean and well kept up. We stay in the winter so I imagine the summer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Nice Lake and Campground

The campground is nice and broken up into three loops. All the sites are level and well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gilbert, Arizona
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This 400-acre park has five miles of hiking trails and plenty of water for boating, swimming and fishing. There are also campsites and cabins for rent. Roper Lake is located approximately 6 miles south of Safford and consists of a 32-acre lake.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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101 East Roper Lake Road, Safford, AZ 85546
+1 928-428-6760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice campground that is clean and well kept up. We stay in the winter so I imagine the summer is hopping here with the lake. Nice little natural hot tub that you can enjoy. Plenty of trails to walk and if you want more,...More

Thank Keeperthe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The campground is nice and broken up into three loops. All the sites are level and well maintained. We stayed in the Cottonwood Loop which, in addition to the fire pit had a ramada as well. As is common with state parks, at least in...More

Thank Robvangils
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay, clean, quite, very accommodating. Very 1st class and well maintained, room for Big Rigs, level pads. We stayed 3 days in AZ winter, summer got's to be great. Real nice small lake.

Thank _tstonelawdog
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We love this park and were there in 2014 and decided to end the year 2017 there. Good friends also brought their camper, their first time there and loved it. Clean, friendly, wonderful sites, and a plethora of flora and fauna with dark night skies...More

Thank newriverites
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I fish here almost every weekend, I love it. Very little boat usage so no issues with crowding, easy launch as well. Fishing can be spotty, good bass with flipping, perch and crappie also good. Trout to be had in the winter months. That said,...More

1  Thank Gueon_LHC
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I rented a camping cabin for the first time and spent the night. We arrived after dark and it was already quiet. This surprised me since all the camping spots are so close together. The camping cabin was clean and cozy. I got up early...More

2  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a great place for a day picnic or a weekend camping trip. We've done both. The camp sites are very nice. The restrooms are maintained. If you like to fish or play in the water you can. There are places to hike, or...More

1  Thank 413gailj
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to camp and enjoy the hot springs I camped by must with my dog Felt very safe. Glad to see all the support when a few years ago the state wanted to close this park, and others, due to budget shortfall Worth the...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Looking for things to do around the Safford area and found this lovely little oasis! Unfortunately we were having a "summer monsoon" at the time, so didn't get to really appreciate it as much as we would have liked. If we're ever back in this...More

1  Thank Nancy Z
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great place for RV camping. Close to town without noise or crowds. Beautiful day area and lots of wildlife

1  Thank mary D
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Krystal H
17 May 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
There are many locations that would be suitable to me. My guess is that you would be best to be close to the restrooms / shower near the center section (second driveway) and then anything IMMEDIATELY to the left (it could... More
Amy N
14 March 2017|
Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Amy, Thank you for your question. Roper Lake is a beautiful place to enjoy the water. The cost to enter the park for the day is $7 per carload of up-to four people. There are restrooms, but no food available, so you might... More
7 January 2017|
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Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
The natural hot spring can be accessed year round. A "hot tube" has been constructed in the park for visitors to enjoy the spring water. A park entry fee is required.