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Water is Low But Still Good Place to Walk, Watch Birds

Woodland Lake is a nice park with trails and a paved walking path, picnic areas and some sports... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tucson, Arizona
Wonderful walking trail around the lake

This is a great little hiking trail around the lake. Saw lots of birds and squirrels too. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gilbert, Arizona
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A nice lake surrounded by tall Ponderosa pines and meadow. Facilities consist of ball fields, children’s playground, tennis court – not in the best of shape, 1.25 mile paved walking trail, other dirt trails, picnic shelters, bathrooms, dock and boat...more
Woodland Lake Road, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
+1 928-368-8528
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All reviews paved trail water level fishing pier white mountains hitching post great place to walk forested area nice path nice walking beautiful stroll watching the ducks entire lake dog walkers plenty of picnic tables go fishing ponderosa pines boat ramp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Woodland Lake is a nice park with trails and a paved walking path, picnic areas and some sports facilities (i.e. softball, volleyball). We took a sunset walk on the loop trail around the lake (1.1 mile) and it seemed popular; we passed several other people....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little hiking trail around the lake. Saw lots of birds and squirrels too. It is right in town so easy to get to.

Thank tntaj
Reviewed September 9, 2018

You can still walk around it and watch the Hawks and squirrels plenty of picnic tables and benches. Beautiful ponderosa pine forest and meadow. .

Thank slaterock1704
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My wife and I went here today to walk the dog along the path around the lake. What lake? This is 90% dried up. It would be difficult to call this a pond. The water level has to be 15-20 feet below normal. I am...More

Thank johnmiabarnett
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The lake is not a large lake, but what it lacks in size is made up for by the beautiful 1.6 mile nature trail that goes around the lake. There are many picnic sites (some have stationary BBQ's), a playground for the kids, bathrooms, and...More

Thank Kristen F
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Well for starters the lake was really low and the path was no where near the lake, but was a very nice place to walk it even had restrooms

Thank Marchal P
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

It easy to see why this is a popular walking spot..lots of trees, paths with different surfaces, even a covered bridge. There are quite a few covered pavilions with tables for picnicking. Dogs are allowed on leash. The day we went (end of July) there...More

Thank TrudiC44
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Was very disappointed. Took our kids to see the lake and do a short hike around what was the former lake. Visited here a year ago and this was a beautiful attraction. Now it is a dried up pond with dead fish. Sadly, this main...More

Thank James C
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Unfortunately the water level is very low. You can still walk around the lake, great path. There are benches where you can sit and observe views....my stepfather has a bench put there in remembrance of him. Great pavilion to have picnics and parties as well

Thank NickieH26
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Nice trail around the lake for walking, running and taking your dog for a walk. Bike riding is also allowed on the trails around the lake. It's pretty quiet and not crowded, very relaxing. The water is definitely down, but they are working on cleaning...More

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August 2, 2018|
Response from 770travelflower | Reviewed this property |
There are churches in Pinetop and I'm certain there are ministers available to perform marriage ceremonies. Check with the church offices. You will need an Arizona marriage license to have the service performed.
January 17, 2017|
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Response from ElfinWoodsWarbler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember seeing anybody fishing.
May 9, 2016|
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Response from mhiinnkeeper | Reviewed this property |
Yes: this has always been the case in the past. You must call pinetop-Lakeside parks and recreation department (928-368-town) and get your name on the reservation list. I believe you have to pay a deposit for a Ramada, which... More