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#19 of 43 state parks in Arizona

Best trails in Roper Lake State Park

23 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Roper Lake State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Roper Lake State Park is a popular destination for fishing, bird watching and hiking and offers incredible views of Mount Graham. Roper Lake has 30 lake surface acres, a boat ramp, natural stone hot tub, a swimming beach, a day use island with picnic tables and grills, camping cabins, and campgrounds. Reservations are available for camping cabins and select campsites.

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Map of trails in Roper Lake State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
(928) 428-6760
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Island Day Use Area Loop
Roper Lake State Park
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 7 m
Island Day Use Area Loop is a 0.3 mile loop trail located near Safford, Arizona that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and camping and is best uShow more
#2 - Mariah Mesa Trail
Roper Lake State Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 17 m
Mariah Mesa Trail is a 0.6 mile loop trail located near Safford, Arizona that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more