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Paved Trail with benches

The Canada Geese and ducks were peaceful to watch. There has excellent fishing pier and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IAM576
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Tucson, Arizona
Nice walk

Nice walk about a mile in distance. We brought bird seed and fed the ducks and geese. Level... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kctrlor
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Central Oregon, Oregon
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A nice lake surrounded by tall Ponderosa pines and meadow. Facilities consist of ball fields, children’s playground, tennis court – not in the best of shape, 1.25 mile paved walking trail, other dirt trails, picnic shelters, bathrooms, dock and boat...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Canada Geese and ducks were peaceful to watch. There has excellent fishing pier and plenty of parking. Parking is also available at the ball field side. It is not easy to find. The nature center is also interesting again hard to find. Very limited...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank IAM576
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk about a mile in distance. We brought bird seed and fed the ducks and geese. Level walking path. Very enjoyable. The weekend was busy but early week day fewer people.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kctrlor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walk around this lake several times a week. We have seen this lake almost completely dry (2018) as well as almost completely full with kayakers, canoes, and fisherman in a float tube. The water level right now is better than it’s been in a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank somrtravl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our grandchildren and dog on a walk around the lake. The path is great and there are many benches to sit and enjoy the view on the path. The walk around the lake is about a mile. Even our youngest 10 year old...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank drjohnScottsdale
Reviewed June 12, 2019

Worth the one mile walk around, 3 mile trail is a challenging Mountain bike trail. Do it counter clockwise.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Mannynieve
Reviewed June 4, 2019

We took a walk around the lake (about 1 mile) at sunset and it was lovely. There were several ducks and geese to entertain us. The path is paved and is wheelchair accessible.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kathleenh406
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

My dog and I walk the trail around the lake once a month. The other people waking are friendly. The walking trail is unsteady (lots of bumps and divets) but easy to walk. When the lake has water, it is beautiful. When it is low,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hfoodieston
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Nice place to relax and enjoy a leisure walk, etc. Lightly wooded, the lake has water in it now due to winter storms.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank damazinaz
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

My 93yo great aunt lives on the shoreline so we have excellent access to lake. Loved watching the birds ducks enjoying the water and surrounding area. Have been making pilgrimage to Lakeside since 1970s. We had two big snows during visit yet was still able...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank amyf104
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

The lake has been nearly emptied by user down stream and is just a mud hole. Punic areas are still nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jon H
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Dateseboi
August 2, 2018|
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Response from 770travelflower | Reviewed this property |
There are churches in Pinetop and I'm certain there are ministers available to perform marriage ceremonies. Check with the church offices. You will need an Arizona marriage license to have the service performed.
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January 17, 2017|
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Response from ElfinWoodsWarbler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember seeing anybody fishing.
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Beckermirand7
May 9, 2016|
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Response from mhiinnkeeper | Reviewed this property |
Yes: this has always been the case in the past. You must call pinetop-Lakeside parks and recreation department (928-368-town) and get your name on the reservation list. I believe you have to pay a deposit for a Ramada, which... More
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