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Alvord Lake - City of Phoenix
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Alvord Lake

LOCATION: Cesar Chavez Park in southwest Phoenix, at southwest corner of 35th Avenue and Baseline Road.


SIZE: 25 acres, largest of Arizona's designated Urban Fishing Lakes. Maximum depth 18 feet, average depth 14 feet.

HOURS: 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION LIMIT: 4 catfish, 4 trout, 2 bass (13 INCH MINIMUM), 10 sunfish, white amur (30 INCH MINIMUM). No limit on yellow bass, tilapia or carp.

BOATING: Boating permitted only between sunrise and sunset. Only canoes, rowboats and sailboats are allowed (no rafts). No motors allowed (gas or electric). Must have proper floatation devices on board. Fishing from a boat is prohibited.

COMMENTS: Urban Fishing License required. Contains: channel catfish, rainbow trout (in season), bluegill, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, yellow bass, tilapia, and carp.

PARK RULES: Swimming or wading prohibited. Glass containers prohibited. Alcoholic beverage permits required. No littering. Other rules posted. For more information call (602) 262-6111.

NOTE: A state of the art aeration system has been installed throughout the lake.

* Directions are approximate and using Yahoo Maps. Please note that errors occasionally occur. Please contact local land management or tourism agencies to verify directions.
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