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Roper Lake State Park

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Address: 101 East Roper Lake Road, Safford, AZ 85546
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+1 928-428-6760

This 400-acre park has five miles of hiking trails and plenty of water for...

This 400-acre park has five miles of hiking trails and plenty of water for swimming and fishing.

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Nice place to camp or RV

Nice cabins, nothing fancy, right on lake front (really a pond) with reasonable prices. Has cabins, can use tents, RV dry camping or services provided.

Reviewed 12 October 2016
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the lake for a business trip and I will be going back for leisure time next time...There are cabins near the lake front that seem to be a great place to stay... There are Rv spaces to stay at. A hot tub and showers along with several bathroom services.

Thank antonioj93
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Simply stated, this is a wonderful stop. It is everything you want is a peaceful environment. We stayed here for 14 days in Bass Cabin (it is perhaps the best location along with the other two cabins on the water front). All cabins are nice. The camping sites are nice sized too. Showers are hot, clean, and roomy. Trails are... More 

1 Thank Mark H
Winnipeg, Canada
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303 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Not much to work with but that didn't stop some very hard working folks from creating a cute little recreation area out of a bunch of rock and a bit of water. This artificial lake has been created in a desert and now supports fish, ducks, tourists, locals, and cute little quail. A mix of cabins, unserviced, and serviced camping... More 

3 Thank SueFromWinnipeg
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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124 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I wish we could just write reviews, sans stars. Is this place Saguaro National Park, to which I also gave 5 stars? No. This is a place for those seeking some peace and quiet, and who know how to entertain themselves. But here's what it is: about 6 miles south of Safford, a very nice little campground (even rustic cabins),... More 

4 Thank TommyBear
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303 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for easy birding in January. Lots of parking. Admission fee to enter. Restrooms and camping options. Looks like swimming is possible in the summer!

Thank hereford
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Scenic sites plus boating/swimming/fishing in the lake. Excellent birding, hiking trail & hot tub. Play games on the island or grill. Be advised though - swarms of mosquitoes may keep you confined!

1 Thank TreatsAz
Tucson, Arizona
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59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My husband got a pop up trailer that he wanted to try out camping with our dogs, a chuweeni and a lab mixed with pit bull. The dogs love people but not use to other dogs. I am a city girl who is addicted to my iPad. We reserved the last spot in the Hacienda site at Roper State Park.... More 

2 Thank Maria S
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Roper one night in our trailer with our dog on our way from Mesa AZ to San Antonio TX. Our site in the Cottonwood Campground was a back-in site with electrical and water hookups; and provided a bit more buffer and privacy than many of the other sites. Most sites do not have a view of the... More 

Thank Fran D
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72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice cabins, nothing fancy, right on lake front (really a pond) with reasonable prices. Has cabins, can use tents, RV dry camping or services provided.

Thank Kimau1
Tempe, Arizona
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My son and I decided to get out of the city for a night. So worth it. The Elk cabin had 2 full size beds and a set of bunk beds. It was clean and well equipped. Plenty of space. Stars in the sky. Bathroom/Showers was just a short walk across a small bridge. We will be back!

1 Thank dmolross

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