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Fabulous view of the lake

Stopped to take in this view and had a picnic lunch in the air conditioned car. It's an amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Jeanne J
Beautiful View!

Excellent view and great photo opportunity. While there, ww met two Army Veterans who served in... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Stopped to take in this view and had a picnic lunch in the air conditioned car. It's an amazing first look at the lake on your way to the marina.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent view and great photo opportunity. While there, ww met two Army Veterans who served in Vietnam. Great day. Impressed my guest immensely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tinalarea
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is the first place that you get a look at the lake. Very nice spot for a photo. Actually we did both photos and selfies. I'm not sure if you can take a bad picture here. Not a lot else to do but it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank O7789BYmb
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Drove the Apache Trail up the mountain as far as Tortilla Flat, with a stop at Canyon Lake for a picnic lunch. Beautiful scenery, but be aware that there are no guard rails and there are a lot of switchbacks on the road. At the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank doclexus
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Recommend you make a quick stop to view Canyon Lake before you drive down into the valley. No washrooms. Good parking.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Beautiful look out point. Read about the fishing habitat built below the lakes fishing pier. The Apache Trail (SR88) is a scenic desert roadway from Apache Junction to Tortilla Flats. Continues on as a dirt road 5 miles past Tortilla Flats.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Cathy20152015
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this overlook on the way to Tortilla Flat. The lake against the desert mountain environment is stunning, and a paddle boat just happened to be passing as we took pictures that gave us tremendous perspective on the size of the surrounding mountains.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank taradk56
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful camera shots here of Canyon Lake and a great place to stop for a break. Handicap accessible, have a picnic too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BooBooBandaid
Reviewed 2 March 2018

If you take the Historic Apache scenic byway trail along route 88, this lookout is along the way. It is not hard to get to and well worth stopping to see as the views of Canyon Lake are quite breathtaking.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank babs12858
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The view and the lake were breath taking. Highly suggest you stop & enjoy! There were trails available to walk also.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Pansy08
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