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Pleasant Harbor Marina and RV Resort - Come To A Perfect Destination Now (Or Any Time)


September 1, 2017

After unprecedented storms rocked Lake Pleasant, Pleasant Harbor Marina is open for business and ready to host thousands of visitors over the upcoming holiday weekend (or any weekend for that matter). Enjoying a chance to cool off, yet staying close to home, makes Lake Pleasant the perfect destination for Labor Day (or any time).

Pleasant Harbor Marina and RV Resort ( is open to the public 365 days a year, and features Dillon's Bayou, boating, sailing and Jet Ski rentals, kayaks, paddle boards, and hydro flying, as well as a full service RV resort with 253 full hookup spaces and unlimited dry camping opportunities - featuring a clubhouse, convenience store, heated pool and Jacuzzi. Not to mention, Pleasant Harbor always has all kinds of family friendly activities available.

And, Phoenicians, Pleasant Harbor is the closest entry to Lake Pleasant. And, for many, that means less than an hour drive.

The Perfect 2017 Labor Day Weekend Schedule

Editor's Note: This does not have to be limited to the Labor Day weekend. Any time (and any weekend) is a great time to come to this wonderful destination. Here, though, is a sample of the kind of getaway you and your family and friends might want to put on your schedule.


6:00 p.m. Leave Home – Depart for Lake Pleasant

7:00 p.m. Arrive at Lake Pleasant and set-up camp (Pleasant Harbor RV Resort)

7:45 p.m. Dinner (Dillon's Bayou Restaurant)

9:00 p.m. Night Swim (Pleasant Harbor RV Park Swimming Pool)


8:00 a.m. Breakfast (campsite)

10:00 a.m. Paddle Boarding (Go Paddle AZ)

12:00 p.m. Lunch (BBQ at the Lake)

2:00 p.m. Jet Ski (Pleasant Harbor Boat Rentals)

4:00 p.m. Cornhole (Pleasant Harbor R/V Resort)

6:30 p.m. Dinner (Campsite)

8:00 p.m. Live Entertainment (Dillon's Bayou)


8:00 a.m. Breakfast (campsite)

9:00 a.m. Kayaking (Go Paddle AZ)

10:00 a.m. Water Skiing ( Pleasant Harbor Marina)

1:00 p.m. Lunch and Labor Day Fun (Pleasant Harbor Marina)

4:00 p.m. Cool Off - Swimming Pool (Pleasant Harbor R/V Resort)

5:30 p.m. Dinner Boat Cruise w/ Live Music (Lake Pleasant Cruises)

Monday (if you have a long weekend)

8:00 a.m. Breakfast (campsite)

9:00 a.m. Hydro flying (jet pack, board or bike - available at Pleasant Harbor Boat Rentals)

12:30 p.m. Lunch (Dillon's Bayou)

3:00 p.m. Depart Pleasant Harbor

4:00 p.m. Arrive Home

(***Events are suggested activities and subject to change based on operator availability)

"Although any time of year at Pleasant Harbor Marina is a perfect getaway, Labor Day is especially fun," said Glen Vortherms, general manager of Maricopa Water District (MWD), owner and operator of Pleasant Harbor. "After the long, hot summer, being on the lake is a great place to relax."

From the Phoenix area, Pleasant Harbor is the closest destination and entrance to Lake Pleasant, conveniently located off Carefree Highway and 87th Avenue (8708 W. Harbor Boulevard, Peoria, AZ 85383). Visitors exiting I-17, travel west on Carefree Highway, or take North 99th Avenue/North Lake Pleasant Parkway from Bell Road to Carefree Highway and then west to 87th Avenue and then onto Harbor Boulevard. Pleasant Harbor admission fee is $6.00 per vehicle.

"We have all kinds of great ways to cool off at the Marina," said Chad Case, Pleasant Harbor marina manager. "And for many living in the Phoenix area, we are a very short drive."

For more information about camping reservations, boat slip rentals and/or Labor Day activities, visit Pleasant Harbor RV Resort and Marina at visit or call the Pleasant Harbor RV Park at 800-475-3272 or the Pleasant Harbor Marina at 928-501-5270.

Pleasant Harbor (Lake Pleasant) Recreational Opportunities:

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Lake Pleasant Sailing Club:

More About Lake Pleasant

Pleasant Harbor is located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, conveniently adjacent to the metropolitan Phoenix area and open to the public 365 days a year. The full service marina, features Dillon's Bayou, a lakeside restaurant, boat and slip rentals, as well as fly boarding, Jet Ski, kayak, paddle board, and sail boat rentals, as well as R/V and boat sales.

Additionally, The Phoenix, a 150 passenger boat cruise provides tours of majestic Lake Pleasant. Pleasant Harbor is also home to an RV Resort with 253 sites with a variety of amenities including club house, pool and Jacuzzi, bocce ball, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, laundry facilities, showers, convenience store and picnic grounds.

For more information about Pleasant Harbor RV Resort and Marina, visit or call the Pleasant Harbor RV Park at 800-475-3272 or the Pleasant Harbor Marina at 928-501-5270.

Maricopa Water District (MWD)

MWD is the owner and operator of Pleasant Harbor RV Resort and Marina, was formally organized in 1925, as Maricopa County Municipal Water Conservation District Number One (MWD). Maricopa Water District (MWD) controls more than 150,000 acre feet of water storage at Lake Pleasant, managing more than 100 miles of lateral pipelines, while providing water to a 60 square mile service area, including citrus trees, flowers, vegetables, farms and golf courses.

Additionally, MWD is the owner of Pleasant Harbor RV Resort and Marina, sitting on 225 acres of pristine desert along the banks of Lake Pleasant.


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