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NO water

Lake down to a thimble of water. Too bad because you can imagine what it would be like when it was full.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mickey6448
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Corrales, New Mexico
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Madrid, Spain
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184 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of hiking or mountain biking, I recommend jumping in! The lake is a little murky, from silt, but super clean and refreshing!

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Thank Del-Sol0
Corrales, New Mexico
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249 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake down to a thimble of water. Too bad because you can imagine what it would be like when it was full.

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Thank Mickey6448
Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avoid Lower Lake Mary because there is no "lake." It's bone dry. And the Upper Lake Mary is fine if you are going boating but it is not suitable for swimming or fishing.

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Thank roadtripguyaz
Arizona
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111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Updated review for this year. This lake has beautiful surroundings but the lake itself is terrible. The water level is very low and the water is so dirty you can see it in the wakes of boats from the road above. I would not bring a boat to this lake....esp all the way from Phoenix. Plus parking is expensive, so... More 

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Thank dangerdave
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Driving around to see wildlife, did see deer and antalope. Love seeing God's handy word. There was no water in sight in upper Lake Mary. But a nice drive .

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Thank Mary L W
New York City, New York
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3,007 reviews
1,557 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Please change this location. It's coming up on the map as Lake Mary Florida. Not Flagstaff Arizona. Please change the location. Please change the location

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1 Thank Bernardo F
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The lake was low so God needs to fill it a bit. Other than that the lake treated us nicely and it was a great value.

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1 Thank roro1065
Phoenix, Arizona
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294 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Make sure you go to Upper Lake Mary! There is no water at lower! It's easy to find and there weren't a lot of people which was nice. We brought a picnic lunch and sat in the parking lot in our beach chairs! Sounds weird but it was nice! No one was around and there were clean bathrooms nearby (plus,... More 

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1 Thank CherylGlendaleAZ
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I'm not sure this even quarifies as a rake. It is so sharrow, I courd hardry skinny dip in it. Too many peering eyes to be naked.

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1 Thank MrBorules
Scottsdale, AZ
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104 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Lake Mary is somewhat of a misleading name. it is more of an expanding and contracting pond based on snowfall. If there has been enough rain one might do some shallow boating and fishing but do not eat the fish. Best to catch and release. Mud and rocks, so careful. If you are planning on boating call Lake Mary Lodge... More 

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