Roads to Apache, Canyon lakes closed due to Woodbury Fire

Due to operational needs of the Woodbury Fire in the Superstition Wilderness, Apache Lake and Canyon Lake will be closed until further notice. The Woodbury Fire has closed both directions of State Route 88 from two miles northeast of Apache Junction to State Route 188 at Roosevelt Lake, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The […]

4 injured in Canyon Lake boating accident, fire official says

Four people were injured in a boating accident at Canyon Lake, according to a Superstition Fire and Medical District official. The fire district was requested by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 3 p.m. July 26, Richard Ochs, SFMD assistant chief of planning and logistics, said in a release. “Initial reports stated that several […]

Bighorn sheep tours return to Canyon Lake on June 30 and July 1

Arizona Game and Fish Department announces its annual public wildlife viewing tours of the desert bighorn sheep, June 30 and July 1. Participants ages 10 and older will board AZGFD boats to explore the canyons and bluffs of scenic, Canyon Lake in search of one of Arizona’s most iconic arid land animals, according to a […]