4 Most Gorgeous Lakes In And Near Phoenix

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4 Most Gorgeous Lakes In And Near Phoenix

Phoenix is home to beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains making it an amazing destination to explore.

Whether you’re planning a day trip out of Phoenix or are set on a weekend of swimming to forget about the heat, you’re bound to find a lake that’s the perfect fit for you and your family.

These are the Phoenix lakes you can’t afford to miss:


1. Lake Pleasant

Lake Pleasant is just one hour away from Phoenix. Perfect for adventure junkies who love water sports like windsurfing, sailing, and jet skiing.
Where: 📍41835 North Castle Hot Springs Road


2. Apache Lake

Looking for a place to fish? Don’t miss Apache Lake. This is a Phoenix hidden gem that will make you forget about the bustle of city life.



3. Roosevelt Lake

Only two hours away from Phoenix! Escape the city for a weekend and rent one of the houseboats at Roosevelt. Take in the sun while skiing, fishing, boating or simply looking at the calm waters.


4. Saguaro Lake

Saguaro Lake is surrounded by beautiful canyon walls. Enjoy the great views and do some bird watching, water activities, camping, or hiking.


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