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Roper Lake State Park

101 East Roper Lake Road, Safford, AZ 85546
+1 928-428-6760
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Quiet State Park

I rented a camping cabin for the first time and spent the night. We arrived after dark and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah M
Beautiful Place!

This is a great place for a day picnic or a weekend camping trip. We've done both. The camp sites... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Tucson, AZ, United States
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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.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot tub” (21 reviews)
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101 East Roper Lake Road, Safford, AZ 85546
+1 928-428-6760
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  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 15 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

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

Thank mary D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We usually go to Catalina State Park, but after we bought a new camper decided to try a new area. Several of our friends suggested this state park. Made our reservations easily over their website. When we arrived we found they were all ready for...More

Thank SharonLDRN
Reviewed 1 April 2017 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...More

Thank antonioj93
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....More

1  Thank Mark H
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,...More

3  Thank SueFromWinnipeg
Reviewed 3 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...More

5  Thank TommyBear
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Krystal H
18 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
15 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
8 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.