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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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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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 

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1 Thank Maria S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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.

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Thank Kimau1
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Safford, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Roper Lake is truly a hidden gem as far as State Parks of Arizona go. It has wonderful birding opportunities. You can fish. You can picnic. You can hike a trail. There is even a natural hot spring to fill the public hot tub. The cabins are the cutest! A well used camping location for snowbirds, there are ample hookups... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've already reviewed this state park once, We stayed in the cabins then, this time we returned to try out the full hookups with a travel trailer. There's things you should know about Roper lake if you're planning to go, because what you don't know can influence your entire trip. If you travel from Tucson, pack some sandwiches and be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had some time to kill with my two kids on my hands, so I decided to take them to this state park. It was blistering hot that day, so the accessibility of the lake was a nice surprise. The staff was very friendly and there lots of good opportunity for bird watching.

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Thank Doran H
Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had a great time camping at the beautiful Roper Lake State park. The rangers were especially nice and the grounds nicely kept. We have a small trailer so used the full hookups but there are no hookup spots for tenters as well. Reservations on done on their website.

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