Walking the Dogs at Woodland Lake Park

Considered the gem of the White Mountains and the crown jewel of Pinetop-Lakeside, Woodland Lake Park is listed #1 in “things to do in Pinetop-Lakeside” by TripAdvisor. It is a place for neighbors and communities to come together.

Every year, thousands of people enjoy the developed areas of the Park, where visitors find ball fields, and play areas; also, the pristine wilderness sections that are crisscrossed with hiking, biking, and equestrian trails.

Residents and tourists delight in the 1.02-mile paved trail that circles the lake. Families picnic and barbecue under the ramadas and water sports enthusiasts gather at the dock for fishing, kayaking, and boating. Any day of the year, you are likely to find dog-walkers strolling through the Park and along the lake.

Woodland Lake Park provides a natural habitat for more than 128 different species. It a perfect place for wildlife viewing and bird watching. A variety of native vegetation also flourish here undisturbed.

Park Features

  • Hiking Trail1.02-mile paved trail
  • Handicap-accessible dock
  • Access to 5.5 miles of hiking, biking & equestrian trail
  • 5 picnic ramadas
  • 2 play areas
  • 2 ball fields
  • 2 tennis / pickleball courts
  • 4 public restrooms
  • Covered bridge
  • 200+ parking spaces

Things to See and Do

  • Fishing at Woodland Lake Park Hiking
  • Biking
  • Equestrian trail riding
  • Birdwatching
  • Dog walking
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Boating
  • Paddle boarding
  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Barbecuing

Park Wildlife

128 plus species including:

  • Wildlife Bald Eagle
  • Osprey
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Rocky Mountain Elk
  • Mule Deer
  • Gray Fox
  • Arizona Tree Frog
  • Monarch Butterfly
  • Mountain Kingsnake
  • Pygmy Nuthatch
  • Western Bluebird
  • Cormorants
  • Yellow Headed Blackbirds
  • Ducks & Geese