Theodore Roosevelt Lake

Roosevelt Lake Is A Unique Surprise in Arizona …..And the World

Close To Tucson and Phoenix

Theodore Roosevelt Lake AZRoosevelt Lake was once the world’s largest manmade lake. Today, it ranks third behind Lake Powell and Lake Mead.

Although it is now the third largest lake in the world, it is still the largest manmade lake within Arizona.

Both Lake Mead and Lake Powell cross the Arizona border and go into Nevada.

Created in 1911 Theodore Roosevelt Lake is one of four lakes created on the Salt River northeast of Phoenix. The completion of the Roosevelt Dam in 1911 created the Roosevelt Lake. The other three lakes are Saguaro Lake, Apache Lake and Canyon Lake.

Roosevelt Dam and Roosevelt Lake achieved a multi purpose goal. First, flood control. The dam allowed people to control the frequent flooding of the Salt River.

Second, the dam generated electricity for the area. And third, the lake became a source of water for irrigation. The Roosevelt Dam and Roosevelt Lake project turned an Arizona desert into fertile land.

Largest Man-Made Lake Within Arizona’s Borders

Roosevelt Lake is over 20 miles long and reaches a depth of 300 feet when full. It is a favorite stop of anglers looking for a potential trophy size largemouth bass. Anglers will also find small mouth bass, catfish and crappie.

Roosevelt Lake is expansive enough for high powered bass boats and other watercraft. With over 120 miles of shoreline, Roosevelt Lake is a popular “water fix” destination.

There is a general store, several marinas and camping sites around the lake. Most camping sites will charge user fees.

Day Trip Or Over Night?

Theodore Roosevelt Lake, AZ is an easy day trip from Tucson AZ depending on where you live. From Oro Valley, the trip will take less than 2 hours – MAP. Bring your own boat or rent one when you get there. Oh, don’t forget the sunscreen.

Roosevelt Lake is near the Tonto National Forest and the Superstition Mountains. Visiting these wonderful Arizona landmarks makes a great weekend getaway trip. For hikers, here is a resource to help you pick one of the trails in the Tonto National Forest.

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Roosevelt Lake is a great place for anglers and boaters alike. For Tucson residents, it is a popular summer location to put a boat and fishing line in the water.

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