Rio Vista Lake Fishing Guide

Rio Vista Community Park is a 52 acre park in Peoria, AZ that offers a wide variety of activities and amenities for the community. It is home to the Rio Vista Recreation Center, multiple athletic fields, playground and splash pad, and much more.

Rio Vista Lake / urban lake (which is really known as or Rio Vista Pond) is a 2.7 acre pond with a maximum depth 14 feet. Here at Rio Vista Lake you can fish for: Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Bluegill, Sunfish, Channel Catfish and White Amur

Rio Vista Lake is stocked with fish and per the The Arizona Game and Fish department 80 percent of the stocked fish are usually caught within the first 30 days of the release date.

Urban Fishing Program

A class U Urban Fishing License is required to fish in the pond. Fishing pond is open during park hours only. 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Licenses can be purchased from the Arizona Game and Fish Department online or at more than 300 license dealers statewide.



Trout 2 (1 for unlicensed child)
Channel Catfish 2
Large Bass 1 (must be 13-inch min. length)
Sunfish / Bluegill 5
White Amur 1 (must be 30-inch min. length)


Rio Vista Community Park is home to Peoria's Veterans Memorial Wall which recognizes all of those who have served and are serving our country in the defense of freedom.

Rio Vista Lake Community Park Map

Rio Vista Community Lake Photos

Directions to Rio Vista Community Park

Rio Vista Community Park

8866-D W Thunderbird Rd
Peoria, AZ 85381

Park Hours
6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

To get to Rio Vista Community Park from the Loop 101/Thunderbird Road interchange:

  • Travel west on Thunderbird Road approximately 0.3 miles to the stoplight.
  • Turn right (north) at the stoplight onto Rio Vista Boulevard.
  • Continue north on Rio Vista Boulevard approximately 0.5 miles to the recreation center.

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