Bartlett Lake boat and jet ski rentals has a boatable surface area of 2,815 acres - more than Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake, combined; which allows you to have more room while throwing down your favorite trick. Bartlett Lake gets it's water from the Verde River. Outdoor enthusiasts and boaters are frequent going to Bartlett Lake for a variety of recreational opportunities, including shoreline camping, wakeboarding, water skiing, wakesurfing, and watercraft rentals in Arizona's natural desert terrain. Bartlett State Park is part of the Tonto National Forest, visitors may see mule deer, bald eagles, javelina, coyotes, and many indigenous desert plants, including the majestic saguaro, mesquite trees and blooming ocotillo.
Bartlett Lake Resort and Marina is located 48 miles from Phoenix and 20 miles east of Carefree. The newly engineered, fully paved, scenic Bartlett Lake Road combined with the expanding Phoenix freeway system offers easy access from the entire Valley of the Sun. Tonto National Forest campground improvements, handicap accessibility, and safety features provide for safe, enjoyable recreation including hiking, boating, water skiing, waverunners, kneeboarding, air chair lessons, and fishing. Come to Bartlett Lake for a great water sport vacation or weekend full of fun and relaxation! Bartlett Lake offers the best of everything: gently sloping beaches on the west side and mountains that break the wind on the east side.