101 E. Roper Lake Road, Safford Arizona 85546
Located at the foot of Mount Graham, Roper Lake is a haven for fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking and swimming. Pitch a tent on the lake's shore, and enjoy a dip in a hot tub - a rock-lined pool created by park rangers and filled by natural hot springs. A level fishing pad is provided for wheel-chair access. The nearby Dankworth Ponds Unit, features crappie as a popular catch. The Lake and ponds are off-limits to gasoline-powered boats. The park is located about four miles south of Safford off U.S. Route 191.
Other Arizona State Parks nearby:
(Safford) Dankworth Village State Park
(Safford) Roper Lake State Park
07/06 Coming to The Safford area
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.
Tucson Greek Festival Tucson AZ September26-29 Of course, there is live Greek music, dancing, and our exquisite food. But there is even more for you to explore. There are different cooking demonstrations every day so that you can learn to replicate our pastries and delicious meals at home.