Upper Lake Mary Day Use Area
Upper Lake Mary Day Use Area

Upper Lake Mary Day Use Area

The Coconino National Forest will be entering Stage II Fire Restrictions beginning May 26, 2022.

  • Upper Lake Mary is the largest of Flagstaff's twin lakes. This long, narrow reservoir is especially popular with power boaters and water skiers because there is no motor size limit. It is also popular with those who prefer "people-power" or windpower over horsepower.


    • Bike Riding
    • Bird Watching
    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Fishing
    • Grills


    Day Use (10 total sites)

    You will see everything from jet boats to rubber rafts, canoes, and sailboats all sharing this same body of water. It is also a popular fishing spot with northern pike, channel cat, crappie, and some trout. Fees are required during the high-use season, generally mid-April through mid-October. Recreation Resources Management offers a seasonal pass for $50.00, which is only accepted at the Upper Lake Mary Boat Launch and Picnic Area, Lower Lake Mary Picnic Area, and Narrows Boat Launch and Picnic Area (special fee sites).