Chaparral Lake is a urban lake at 5401 N Hayden Rd in Scottsdale along the green-belt. Its located in Chapparal Park. There are some big fish to catch at this lake, mostly catfish but good size. I've also seen people catch turtles in this lake (with a fishing pole). There is nice scenery at this lake. The rules for this lake are as follows from the Arizona Game and Fish Urban Fishing Program: Swimming, wading, glass containers and littering are prohibited. Must obtain a permit to drink beer in the park. All other alcoholic beverages prohibited. boating permitted only between sunrise and sunset. Must have proper floatation devices on board. Electric trolling motors may be used. Gas motors prohibited. Model boats may be operated only in areas that are designated for that purpose. Other rules as posted.
Daily Bag and Possession Limits; 4 catfish, 4 trout, 2 bass (13 inch minimum) 10 sunfish, 1 white amur (30 inch minimum) Statewide limits apply to all other species.
Amenities: Playground, Boating, Large Shade Trees, Group Ramadas, Sports Fields (north of park), Exercise, Walking Course, Swimming pool, Dog park (north of park)
For more information visit the City of Scottsdale web site.