Alamo Lake Wildlife Area

Dept. Fish & Wildlife

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Wickenburg Road
Wenden, AZ 85357
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GPS: 34.2641, -113.556

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Those Young Guys
Cave Creek, AZ
40 Alfa See Ya
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!

Those Young Guys would stay here again

“A nice dispersed camping area adjacent to Alamo Lake State Park”

Reviewed Sep 03, 2014

Overall Rating

The roads within the wildlife area are dirt roads, some were perfectly flat and easy to drive and others would need a 4WD vehicle. As with many boondocking areas it is best to unhook your vehicle and explore the area until you find your ideal spot. Some spots have rock made firepits, some spots are nice and clean, other spots can be full of broken glass (a little too much partying on the weekends maybe), and some sites down by the lake are down a steep hill and a bumpy road. So check carefully and drive carefully. The area can be crowded in the winter, mainly with fishermen but the area is so large it is possible to find a nice quiet flat area just off a flat road with no one around and fabulous views. There are some wonderful sites right along the lake but those quickly fill with the fishermen. The area is also home to lots of 4WD trails so there are many people there with a quad or ORV (Off-Road Vehicle). The closet shopping is in Wenden, about an hour and a half drive, so come prepared. The Ranger Station at Alamo Lake State Park, about a 30 minute drive, had some basics such, as ice cream and snacks, at their general store. The area has lots of wild burros and coyotes running again so you will hear the hee-hawing in the middle of the night.

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