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Lyman Lake Beach

Lyman lake, one of the the largest in the White Mountains region, has about 1,500 acres of water surface, with the average depth of 22 feet. It is located just 17 miles north of Springerville Arizona i sthe best for fishing, boating and swimming. The beach at the lake is open all year, but the best time to visit is in the spring, summer and early fall.

Those who have fishing as their hobby, can get here different speciesof fish, as Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Green Sunfish, Carp and a limited Walleye population. The only important thing is that a state fishing license is required for anglers over 13 years of age. There are no boat motor restrictions here. Water-skiing, speed boating and personal watercraft are permitted.

The beach at the lake provides many amenities, such as 23 tent camping sites and 38 RV campground sites with water, sewer and electric hookups. Beach camping is allowed here. Other facilities provided are a boat ramp, fish cleaning station, picnic tables, grills, volleyball courts, horse shoe pits, hiking trails, handicap accessible restrooms, showers, drinking water, picnic tables, shade ramadas, large group ramadas and a dump station.

Lyman lake beach has three hiking trails into ancient Indian grounds, which give the proof of prehistoric existence. These are the Rattlesnake Pointe Pueblo Trail, Petroglyph Trail and the Ultimate Petroglyph Trail. Just near the beach you can find the, Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert, that are about 55 miles to the north near Holbrook AZ. The Casa Malapis archaeological ruins are located about 20 miles to the south of the lake.