Bartlett Reservoir and the Arizona Upland phase of the Sonoran Desert. This site offers beautiful vistas of the surrounding mountains. Bartlett Flat has primitive boat-launch opportunities for small boats. A River Access Point (RAP) for Verde River. Fish City at Bartlett Flat is a fish habitat improvement project. Volunteers are needed to construct and install habitat structures.
Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 32'. No services. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT. Glass containers prohibited. Bury human waste 6-8 inches and at least 200 feet away from camp, trails, water sources, and dry drainages.
This site is 24 miles east of Carefree. Take Cave Creek Road 7 miles turn right on Bartlett Dam Road and turn left on FR 459. Continue on FR 459 (a paved, low speed road) for 3 miles then turn right to the site.
Fees: No fees required after May 30, 2012.
Open Season: January - December
Elevation: 1,798 feet.