- Type: Nature & Wildlife
NileGuide Expert Says:
Go to Lake Arivaca and you'll be heading through some of the most beautiful country in Southern Arizona. If you go fishing, this lake is the place for bass.
- Less developed, less crowded
Fishing (Bass, catfish, sunfish)
Campground Season: Year-round
A valid Arizona fishing license is required to fish here. Arizona Game and Fish rules and regulations apply.
No garbage services are provided to this area, so even if you bag your trash neatly before you drive off and leave it, you're littering. Pack out everything that you pack in. Location: Southeast of the community of Arivaca, off Ruby Road.
Take the Amado Road exit on Interstate 19, head west to Arivaca. Turn south out of Arivaca on FR 216 about a mile then east on FR 39 about 5 miles to a road that turns left (east) to the lake.
Via the Ruby Road: take Interstate 19 north from Nogales 8 miles to the AZ 289/Ruby Road exit, head west 10 miles on this paved road past Peña Blanca Lake and continue on FR 39 (unpaved) for 26 miles to the primitive road (FR 4130) that turns right (east) to the lake.
- tel: 520- 388-8300
- 300 W. Congress Street
- Tucson, AZ 85701
Outside the City
- No Sweat
- User Rating