The Boating Facilities Section in the Development Branch administers three grant programs to assist with boating in Arizona: Boating Access, Boating Infrastructure, and Clean Vessel Act. Congress allocates annual funds to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support these programs that are largely restricted to on-the-ground activities, and enhance boating access and facilities for the recreational boater and fisherman on Arizona waterways.
Boating Facilities Grant Applications Now Available
Up to $500,000 in grant funding for various boating facility improvements is currently available through the Department’s Boating Facilities Program. Further information, forms and the grant manual are available in the files below. The deadline for applications to be physically received by the Department is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 2, 2018.
Agua Fria Boat Ramp
Vehicular access to the Agua Fria arm of Lake Pleasant via Table Mesa Road is currently closed. For further information check the Maricopa County Parks website
The entire area remains open daily for walk-in access. Additional improvements to the Agua Fria boat ramp and associated facilities are anticipated to continue over the next several months.
Ron Christofferson, Boating Facilities Program Manager 623 236-7481
Blue Ridge – CC Cragin Reservoir
The access road is just after Rock Crossing campground. It will close Sept 6, for the remainder of the year to facilitate further renovation of the boat ramp. There will be no vehicular access to the lake during this period.
If you have any questions, please contact Ron Christofferson, Boating Facilities Program Manager, at (623) 236-7481.