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Big Lake Recreation Area

Big Lake boat launch near Brookchar campground

Big Lake at Sunset.

Get away from at all up in the White Mountains.  Big Lake Recreation area is one of Arizona’s most beautiful places to camp.  Five campgrounds on the southern shore offer everything you might need to have a great camping trip.  Campgrounds vary from tent only at Brookchar and Cutthroat, Campgrounds with sites for RV’s and tents at Grayling and Rainbow, and Apache Trout with all of the amenities including hookups and showers on site and can fit tents, trailers and  RV’s up to 45′.
Big Lake is a place to enjoy trout fishing.  The lake is stocked with large Rainbow, Cutthroat and brook and Apache trout. Boat rentals are available at the general store next to Grayling campground. There are several boat launches around the lake if you bring your own boat.