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Patagonia Lake State Park

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Address: 400 Patagonia Lake Road, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Phone Number: +1 520-287-6965

This southern Arizona park is centered around Patagonia Lake, a beautiful...

This southern Arizona park is centered around Patagonia Lake, a beautiful desert lake known for its outdoor recreation.

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Great get away

This isn't an overly large State Park but it is clean, quite and well maintained. For Rv's the camp sites are level and easy to drive into/back into and have water/electric... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Gary W
Rio Rico, Arizona
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Vail, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Majestic mountain views as far as the eye can see. Comfortable and relaxing. Close enough to restaurnts and shops but I did. It want to leave.

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Rio Rico, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This isn't an overly large State Park but it is clean, quite and well maintained. For Rv's the camp sites are level and easy to drive into/back into and have water/electric, picnic table, fire pit and lots of trees. There is a small general store and boat ramp and you can rent boats as well. There is a small swimming... More 

Thank Gary W
Durban, South Africa
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lovely state park with great swimming possibilities and trails. Lovely vistas and good birdwatching for both waterbirds and woodland/forest birds including the Elegant Trogon. Lovely camping areas and picnic areas too.

Thank Nichewich
Saskatoon, Canada
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Quite a remarkable park considering it is located in the midst of the southern Arizona dessert. We found the park to be clean and well cared for. An excellent place for bird watching with lot of trees and trails. the birding trails have many places to sit and wait for bird to come to you or to just enjoy the... More 

Thank ya4sure
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Patagonia State Park is a great place to visit. Especially if you enjoy watching birds and wildlife. It is Home to the rare Trogon. He is a beautiful bird that lives just a short hike from the park. There are Cardinals, Vermillion Fly Catchers, hummingbirds - well, just to many to mention. The lake is tranquill and the sunsets are... More 

1 Thank linda s
Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

My wife and I wanted to check this state park out for future use. We have a small travel trailer and we like the location. We were very pleased with everything we saw here. The have over 100 camp sites. The RV sites only have water and electricity, but they do have a dump station near the general store. The... More 

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Palmer, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Last time we vacationed in Arizona we found Patagonia Lake State Park, rented a pontoon boat and toured the lake. That was 4 years ago, so when decided to return to Tucson, we knew we had to go back. This time we rented a trolly, it was slow going but still enjoyable. We packed a picnic lunch and stopped at... More 

1 Thank Dan H
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very nice place to camp, either tent or in an RV. Nestled in the hills with quite a variety of birds. Very busy on the weekends. Rent a boat and troll around the lake. So beautiful!

Thank Jan R
Cottonwood, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

First time here. Surprised at $15 entry fee but we spent part of the day relaxing at the beach and watching the birds and lake activity. The rangers were friendly and helpful. We would go back and try out the marina. Pretty location and would be nice for a family outing. Lots of tables and grills for cooking. I imagine... More 

Thank Karen S
Red Rock, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Patagonia Lake State Park offers swimming on a nice sandy beach, boating, fishing, kayaking and camping. There's area ofers a lot of fun for the family. We stay there for 4 days, camping with tent and fishing. Maybe it was NOT the right time, a group of 6 young people with 6 dogs terrorize our area. The dogs are running... More 

Thank Fred F

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