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Monsoon and Storm Safety

July 19, 2021

We’re in the midst of Arizona’s monsoon season. The severity of monsoon storms varies greatly from a minor dust storm to a severe thunderstorm capable of producing hail, deadly lightning and flash flooding. Please check weather before heading out to the park and during your visit.

5 Tips When Renting Kayaks at Scorpion Bay

July 05, 2021

At Scorpion Bay Marina you can rent kayaks to enjoy the open water in the morning or afternoon. Grab a group of your closest friends and family and paddle your way around the Marina.

Year-Round Fun at Scorpion Bay

June 21, 2021

There are many year-round activities available at Lake Pleasant—located about 20 minutes north of the Loop 101—including camping, boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, picnicking, water sports, and even dining.

SEABOB Water Scooter Demo at Scorpion Bay

June 07, 2021

Participants on SEABOB water scooters experienced it all during a recent demonstration at Scorpion Bay Marina, discovering another fun way to explore the beauty of Lake Pleasant.

Basic Boating Gear and Where to Find it

May 10, 2021

If you’re new to boating, you might not know what essential boating accessories are needed. We have put together a list of the most-needed boating gear and recommended places to find gear in the Phoenix area.

Scorpion Bay Hiring for 2021 Season at Dream Location

April 26, 2021

Scorpion Bay Marina is now hiring for the 2021 season. Positions range from charter boat captains, dockhands and deckhands, General Store attendant, marina office receptionist, boat dry storage attendant (boat launch and retrievals).

Brian Straight Named Scorpion Bay General Manager

April 12, 2021

Desert Troon Companies, concessionaire of Scorpion Bay, would like to share that after a thorough search, they offered the General Manager position at Scorpion Bay to Brian Straight, CCM, CCE. Brian has the experience and qualifications to be a strong and steady leader at the marina.

Cristopher Eugene McSparen Memorial Boat Cruise

March 01, 2021

Scorpion Bay Members, friends and coworkers joined with Mary McSparen to honor Cristopher Eugene McSparen and celebrate his life and legacy during a Memorial Boat Cruise on February 27. The cruise started at 5 p.m. near the damn and then looped the lake, using the central north islands as the turning point.

Rental reservations must be made prior to visit, preferably a week in advance. Scorpion Bay Grill is open for both in-restaurant dining as well as to-go orders. Face coverings are required. For county park updates click here.