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Parker Canyon Lake, Patagonia

3.9
#118 of 130 in Nature in Arizona
Parker Canyon Lake is located in southeastern Arizona, 28mi southwest of Sierra Vista around the Huachuca Mountains and about north of the border with Mexico. The lake is a reservoir formed by a dam in Parker Canyon in the south end of the Canelo Hills in southwestern Cochise County. Parker Canyon is a tributary to the Santa Cruz River in the San Rafael Valley. The facilities are maintained by Coronado National Forest division of the USDA Forest Service.Fish speciesRainbow TroutLargemouth BassSunfishCatfish (Channel)
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  • My husband and I arrived after church and lunch and we were greeted by a very friendly gentleman who helped us pick out the perfect watercraft! We were deciding between a canoe and a motorized rowboat...  more »
  • Nice lake off the beaten path! Not crowded even on holiday weekends. They have a store, boat rentals, fire service bathrooms, picnic area, fishing. Areas were clean.  more »
  • I just got back from a two night camping experience at Parker Canyon Lake and I have some thoughts to share. #1: Parties: Yes, people go there to party. In fact, I think that's the reason why most peo...  more »
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  • One of my favorite lakes in Arizona! Fantastic for long distance swimming, and the trail around the lake is great for walking or running!
  • Went kayaking at PCL yesterday and it was wonderful! Beautiful lake surrounded by trees. Peaceful and not crowded. The drive wasn't that great, but was definitely worth it and even the drive is scenic.
  • Beautiful but please clean up everywhere you go. Pack it in, pack it out!
  • Love the peace and quite! Beautiful.place, live the camping!!!
  • This place is quite, peaceful, and beautiful it's a great place to go camping and fishing!!!

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