Construction at Roper Lake State Park will be taking place in the following campgrounds. See our camping page for details. 

Please be prepared for construction-related traffic, increased noise levels, and limited access to the campground showers/restrooms during this time. Thank you for your patience as we work to make Roper Lake State Park an even better destination for campers!

Cottonwood Campground: April 22 - August 12 (Cottonwood shower closed)
Gila Campground: June 3 - October 24


The Roper Lake hot tub is permanently closed.

Hiking Trails

Five miles of trails and paths in the park let you stretch your muscles and view the wildlife. 

A man and his dog sit on one of the park benches overlooking the trail and Mt. Graham in the distance

The Mariah Mesa Trail is .75 miles loop trail. Explore the plants, wildlife and geology of the area. Take a virtual tour.

The rest of the trails in the park are paths that connect the campgrounds and day-use areas together. 



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