Saguaro Lake

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Saguaro Lake
Saguaro Lake Arizona-Desert Rage III Adventure Race.jpg
during the Desert Rage Adventure Race 2005
Location Maricopa County, Arizona,
United States
Coordinates 33°33′56″N 111°32′10″W / 33.5656°N 111.5361°W / 33.5656; -111.5361Coordinates: 33°33′56″N 111°32′10″W / 33.5656°N 111.5361°W / 33.5656; -111.5361
Lake type reservoir
Primary inflows Salt River
Primary outflows Salt River
Basin countries United States
Surface area 1,264 acres (512 ha)
Average depth 90 ft (27 m)
Surface elevation 1,506 ft (459 m)

Saguaro Lake is the fourth reservoir on the Salt River formed by the Stewart Mountain Dam in the U.S. state of Arizona. The lake is off State Route 87, about halfway between Phoenix and the ghost town of Sunflower. The dammed end of the lake is at 33°33′56″N 111°32′10″W / 33.5656°N 111.5361°W / 33.5656; -111.5361, at an elevation of 1,506 feet (459 m).

This lake is within the Tonto National Forest; the facilities are managed by that authority.

Saguaro Lake and marina. (2007)

Fish species

Panoramic photo of Saguaro Lake
Lake Saguaro Hiking Trail
Aerial view of the lake and the Salt River


  • Arizona Fishin' Holes, Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Information and Education Division, 2007

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