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Patagonia Lake State Park

Open Now: 4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Nice camping, nice facilities

I found this camping to be about the best we've encountered in AZ. The facilities, including the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
andyw98
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Tucson, Arizona
An oais in the desert. Family friendly

This is not a huge park but they do have allot of camping on a small lake with boat rentals. Spent... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Stephen W
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Tucked away in the rolling hills of southeastern Arizona is a hidden treasure.Patagonia Lake State Park was established in 1975 as a state park and is an ideal place to find whitetail deer roaming the hills and great blue herons walking the...more
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400 Patagonia Lake Road, Patagonia, AZ 85621
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked in between the rolling hills between Nogales and Patagonia, Arizona, this state park is the perfect year-round destination for fishing, boating, hiking, swimming and much more! Many tourists from around the world also visit Patagonia Lake State Park as it has become a popular...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed that it cost $20 to get in for the day and left without entering. We noticed a nature preserve sign only a half mile or so up the road on the right and went into that instead. If you don't mind a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I found this camping to be about the best we've encountered in AZ. The facilities, including the showers, were very well taken care of. The trash and recycling bins were emptied regularly and the grounds were maintained. Very nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank andyw98
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We loved Patagonia but it way out there and with no local hotels and as I am unable to camp anymore we were so excited to see cabins !! We have stayed at Roper, Lyman lake and others with our dog but this seems to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank UKVISIT
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Patagonia Lake is good for swimming, light boating, and fishing. Camping is welcome but it fills up in the summer. After peak hours hiking and barbecuing are nice. A welcome change of pace.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank elaineh00per
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Camped there for a few days with friends. Campsites were overgrown with tree limbs hanging down. Had to trim them before we could back in to the site. Papers and litter strewn over the camping area with no one cleaning it up. People walked through...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular place for families. We had a delicious picnic and my 8yo swam for a bit in the lake. Water is clean and kids really enjoy it. Park is very pet friendly. Get here early if you want to reserve a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 338jenniferr
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This state park is located in beautiful surroundings; the lake is large and offers boating, swimming and fishing as well as walking and hiking. The campground is a nice, roomy area with a smal visitor center, a small marina, and a market. We went for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank MEKeller
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The scenery, along AZ-82, driving to and from (picturesque enough, though human-made) Patagonia Lake and the lakeside grounds and modest facilities there stood out for me far more than the views inside this pretty small Arizona state park. Also, the entrance fee seems a tad...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank ECP-Writes
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is not a huge park but they do have allot of camping on a small lake with boat rentals. Spent an afternoon kayaking around the lake.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Stephen W
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downerchelsey5
21 July 2018|
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Response from brendas677 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We did not rent the boats but saw the rental area and it looked fun!!
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Cassandra B
15 May 2018|
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Response from Coyote390 | Reviewed this property |
Brand new cabins, but I believe the wait is already one year. Call the park! Might get lucky on a cancellation! The little cabins have beautiful views!
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mrooneyaz
12 March 2018|
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Response from jobeth2013 | Reviewed this property |
The camp ground has an east and a West part. I have camped there many times. No way to say which site is best. The east side at the end is near to the birding trail and has good sites. The West side sites numbered in the... More
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