Bear Canyon Lake

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

3 Reviews
Forest Road 89 Payson, AZ 85541 928-535-7300 Official Website

GPS: 34.4056, -111.0075

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Overview of Bear Canyon Lake

Pad Type dirt

Open Seasonally May-Oct.

Elevation 7736 ft

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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AZK
AZ Ford Escape
4 reviews
“Awesome but busy”

Reviewed 7/13/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
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Great campground. I stayed in the dispersed area along the main road. The road in is gravel / dirt, not too bad, some areas of the road are rough but no real challenge. Lots of traffic along this road and ATVs after dark. The main campground appears pretty spacious, I think every site was taken. You have to drive through the main campg... more

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AZK would stay here again

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“Beautiful campground. ”

Reviewed 9/7/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
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Went on labor day weekend for the first time. It was very busy. Access is pretty good and even bigger rigs can get pretty deep in. Very beautiful place. A normal weekend would be a bit more relaxing.

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Mike S. would stay here again

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JDoucette
Queen Creek, AZ Volkswagen Jetta 0 2012 Hyundai
2 reviews
“Great Quiet Spot”

Reviewed 3/2/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
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You have the option to camp at either established camp sites or dispersed campsites. If you want to avoid people in the summer months, I highly recommend the dispersed sites. Great for tents or rv's. Just make sure to bring water.

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JDoucette would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
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