Stewart Mountain Dam

Stewart Mountain Dam is named after the old Stewart Ranch that used to be located nearby. The dam was built between 1928-30 and is 212 feet high and 583 feet long. There is a 13,000 kilowatt (kW) hydroelectric generating unit operated mainly in the summer months.

Saguaro Lake

Stewart Mountain Dam forms Saguaro Lake. Below are some lake statistics:

  • Length: 10 miles
  • Shoreline: 22 miles
  • Capacity: 69,765 acre-feet
  • Surface acreage when full: 1,264 acres
  • Maximum depth: 110 feet