The Lyman Reservoir is the largest lake in the region. Lyman Lake State Park, is located in and administered by the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, attracts anglers, as well as campers and water skiers year-round.
Lyman Reservoir is located 17 miles north of Springerville.
An irrigation impoundment on the Little Colorado River, Lyman Reservoir consists of 1,400 acres situated at 5,980 feet. The lake lies entirely within Lyman Lake State Park. Water levels fluctuate, but when full, the average depth is 22 feet, with a maximum depth of 57 feet.