Three Mile Wash

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Three Mile Wash Three Mile Wash offers shoreline parking and boat access. Access is via the Apache Trail National Forest Scenic Byway, a scenic mountain road. Nearby are views of mountains with abundant wildlife. Because of the ability to park right on next to the water, this locations offers a…

Reservation Info

Stay limit 14 days, State Hwy. 88 is a narrow winding mountain road, with a maximum vehicle length limit of 40 feet. (Not recommended for trailers over 22 feet). Rules and regulations are posted at all fee station areas. Please read and observe. Please use trash receptacles when available, or pack…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

1 Review of Three Mile Wash

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Alex T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2020

Good launch point for boats or kayaks

Not really a campsite, more of a launch point for watercraft. You can camp overnight, but it’s a small area and pretty moderately trafficked. Parking here requires a tonto pass which you can buy at most of the local stores, I got mine at ACE hardware.

Location

Three Mile Wash is located in Arizona

Directions

This site is 3 miles south of Roosevelt Dam on the south shoreline of Apache Lake. From Apache Junction: Drive north on State Hwy. 88 for 41 miles (the last 20 miles of State Hwy. 88 are unpaved) to Three Mile Wash Recreation Site. Turn left and continue to site. From Mesa: Take State Hwy. 87/Beeline Hwy. north for approximately 60 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Turn right onto State Hwy. 188 for 33 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 88. Turn right onto State Hwy. 88, and drive past historic Roosevelt Dam (unpaved) for 3 miles to Three Mile Wash Recreation Site. Turn right and continue to the site. From the Globe area: Take State Hwy. 188 west for 30 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Turn left onto State Hwy. 88 and continue past historic Roosevelt Dam (unpaved) for 3 miles to Three Mile Wash Recreation Site. Turn right into the site. Click Here For Map.

Coordinates

33.6544363 N
111.18450382 W

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