Arizona swimming lakes are all around the state. When we first moved to Arizona, way back actually, it was summertime. One of the first things we did was try to find out where we could swim. We figured there had to be some lakes for swimming in Arizona. And there were! We'll show you what we found, how that will be useful.
Remember that public Arizona swimming lakes do not staff life guards. Swimming is always at your own risk. So, use common sense, swim responsibly.
Many Arizona State Parks have lakes for swimming. We've been to quite a few! In fact, after finding Canyon Lake, we realized the state park closest to our home had a nice swimming lake. That's where we've gone the most.
Always remember that AZ state parks don't provide life guards: Swim At Your Own Risk. Sometimes there's a sandy beach, sometimes not so much. You might want beach chairs with you. Plus it's helpful to wear water-shoes because lake bottoms can have rocky areas.3
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