Roosevelt Lake Campgrounds


Windy Hill Recreation Site

Open all year


Roosevelt Lake, despite its lower than normal water level, still has plenty of opportunities for anglers. This local fisherman hooked a 12-pound bass while trolling the lake.

  • Facilities include 347 camp units, drinking water, fire rings with grills, picnic tables, shade ramadas, a fish cleaning station, amphitheater, playgrounds, showers, toilets, phone, tent and camp units.
  • Windy Hill is located on a peninsula jutting out into the lake and includes hiking trails that provide access to the lake.

Cholla Campground

Open all year

  • Facilities include 206 camp units, drinking water, fire rings, showers, toilets, and single and multi-family tent units.
  • Cholla affords access to a multitude of water- and ground-based activities and is the largest all-solar powered campground in the U.S.

Bachelors Cove

Open all year

  • Facilities include toilet trailers. No drinking water is available.
  • Bachelors Cove offers a view of the Sonoran Desert and its vegetation, mesquite, catclaw, desert broom, Cholla and Saguaro cactus. The area is prone to flash floods and visitors are advised to watch the weather carefully.

Burnt Corral Recreation Site

Open all year

  • Facilities include a six-unit picnic site, 79-unit campground, paved boat launch, drinking water, toilets and phone.
  • The site is located 6 miles southwest of Roosevelt Dam along the eastern end of the beautiful serpentine Apache Lake. It has a campground situated in a shady mesquite grove.

It is not recommended for trailers over 22 feet, and is accessed by a narrow, winding mountain road, more suitable for sedans. Drivers are advised to use extreme caution when traveling to the recreation site.

Bermuda Flat

Open Feb. 16-Nov. 14

  • Facilities include shoreline boat launching and toilets. No drinking water is available.
  • This site is located 10 miles southeast of Punkin Center and affords a multitude of water-based activities with a beach that slopes gently into the water.

Large boats should not be launched from Bermuda Flat.

The site is closed part of the year for wildlife protection and has an added feature of being available for mountain biking.

Grapevine Group Site

Open all year

  • Facilities include a group event area, showers, trails to the lake, playground, sports field, phone, toilets, drinking water, individual camp units and group ramadas with grills and fire rings. Individual camp units include picnic tables, grills and adjacent parking.

Additional accommodations include nine individual loops. Each loop is able to serve up to 100 people for RV or tent camping and picnicking, and provides parking for up to 50 vehicles.

The site is adjacent to Roosevelt Lake, home of record-size bass, crappie, flathead and channel catfish. Campfire programs and other informational programs are available on request and include talks on native wildlife, vegetation and the history of the area.

Many of Roosevelt Lake's fishing tournaments are based at this site, which includes a six-lane boat ramp.

Camping/Parking Fees

Campground fees are $10/night for single sites, and $15/night for double sites, with a checkout time of 2 p.m.

Parking fees in other sites are

$4/vehicle plus $2/watercraft, and the parking permit is valid for 24 hours from the time of purchase.

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