Palo Verde Day Use Area at Canyon Lake is a wonderful
getaway from the congestion of the city. Activities include
boating, fishing, picknicking and water recreation. There
are 8 picnic sites with a nearby paved boat launch. The
day use area includes fully accessible vault toilets and
four accessible parking spaces near the water. A grassy
area is maintained along the shore and Tortilla
Flats Campground is just a few miles away. The nearbly
marina has a store, boat rentals, an excursion boat, ice,
and emergency phone and fishing supplies.
Mesa, travel east on U.S. 60 (Superstition Freeway) to
the Idaho Road exit. turn north and drive to State Hwy
88. Turn right on State Hwy 88 and after crossing the
first bridge at Canyon Lake, look for the Palo Verde sign
and turn left into the day use area.