acres. Elev. 9,000 ft. 19 miles southwest of Eager using Arizona 260 and
U.S. 273 either approaching from the east near Eagar or the west near
Sunrise Resort. Open May to November, with snowmobile access in the winter.
Big Lake is very popular among campers and families. To accommodate the
numbers, it is stocked each spring and fall with more than 30,000 trout.
Rainbow is the best yield with good catches of brookies and cutthroat trout.
Facilities include a grocery store, boat rental, minor auto service repair
and plenty of campsites in Brookchar, Cutthroat, Grayling, or Rainbow
- Big Lake Fish Species: Rainbow, Brook, &
- Access: Paved, Gravel
- Boating: 8 hp Single (or less), Launching
- Amenities: Parking area, boats to rent,
motors to rent, licenses for sale, groceries, gas & oil, tackle &
equipment, tables, drinking water, fireplaces, restrooms, trailer spaces,
camping allowed - campground nearby.
- Winter freeze: yes
- Live Bait Fish prohibited
- Nearest Town: Springerville - restaurants,
- Cutthroat Trout