Arizona State Parks' Top Five Summer Adventures
Cozy camping cabins are a great choice for escaping the heat.
August 1, 2016
Looking for a summer adventure filled with fun the whole family can enjoy? Spend the weekend or plan a day trip to one of our beautiful Arizona State Parks. We've got you covered whether you're a first-time camper, amateur cave explorer, looking for a watersport haven or prefer to discover Arizona's history. Here are some of our favorite things to get you out of the house and into an adventure:
Watersport Havens - The lake and river parks offer something for everyone to enjoy from beaches, boat ramps, fishing, and campsites.
Find beautiful beaches at Buckskin Mountain State Park, Cattail Cove State Park, Lake Havasu State Park , Patagonia Lake State Park, River Island State Park,and Roper Lake State Park.
Find great boating and watersports at Alamo Lake State Park, Buckskin Mountain State Park, Cattail Cove State Park, Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area, Lake Havasu State Park, Lyman Lake State Park, Patagonia Lake State Park and River Island State Park.
(There is even a dog beach at Cattail Cove State Park for our four-legged friends.)
Camp Out! - Escape the summer heat by getting out of the house and into a camping cabin. Available at Alamo Lake, Lyman Lake, Roper Lake, and Dead Horse Ranch state parks, these cozy cabins provide a variety of amenities to make your camping experience unforgettable.
Prefer to tent or RV camp? Reserve a campsite complete with electric and water hook-ups as well as showers and picnic areas.
Kartchner Caverns Tour - Discover the best cave in the USA. Kartchner Caverns State Park is a model of cave preservation that continues to take shape every day. During the 90-minute tour, you'll encounter the world's longest soda-straw stalactites and other extraordinary formations.
Night Life - Get out of the house and under the stars this summer. Enjoy the outdoors after sunset with moonlight hikes and stargazing parties.
Museum Tours - Discover the cultural, archaeological and historical artifacts that make Arizona unique through one of our historic museums. Did we mention they're air-conditioned?
This summer get out of the house and into the parks. Find more information on the top five summer adventures and get your Arizona State Parks Pass at AZStateParks.com to keep the fun going all year-long.