Picacho State Recreation Area

Picacho State Recreation Area

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long_degrees=114 |long_minutes=36 |long_seconds=32.21 |long_direction=W
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Picacho State Recreation Area is located on the lower Colorado river at the site of Picacho, a defunct gold mining town.

Proposed for closure

Picacho State Recreation Area is is one of the 48 California state parks proposed for closure in January 2008 by California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as part of a deficit reduction program. [ [http://cbs5.com/local/California.parks.budget.2.627476.html CBS5.com: List Of Calif. Parks To Close In Budget Proposal] ]

Boating Facility Features

* Boats To Rent
* Groceries
* Gas and Oil
* Tackle and Equipment
* Swimming
* Any Motor Size
* Launching Area
* Waterskiing
* Boat Trailer Parking
* Gravel Access
* Dirt Access
* Trail Access
* Boat Access

Fish Species

* Largemouth Bass
* Smallmouth Bass
* Striped Bass
* Crappie
* Bullhead
* Catfish (Channel)
* Catfish (Flathead)
* Tilapia
* Redear Sunfish
* Green Sunfish
* Bluegill Sunfish
* Carp
* Bullfrogs

General Information

* Average Depth: 8ft
* Fishable Miles: 94
* Elevation: 230ft

External links

* [http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/BoatingLocationsMap.shtml Arizona Boating Locations Facilities Map]
* [http://www.azgfd.gov/h_f/FishingLocationsMap.shtml Arizona Fishing Locations Map]
* [http://www.azgfd.gov/h_f/where_fish.shtml Where to Fish in Arizona Species Information]
* [http://www.azgfd.gov/h_f/edits/lake_levels.shtml Arizona Lake Levels]


External links

* [http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=641 Official web page]

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