Canyon Point Campground

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

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Payson-Heber Hwy.
Forest Lakes, AZ 85931
928-535-7300
928-333-4301
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GPS: 34.3247, -110.827

Last Price Paid: $25
Number of Sites: 88
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 7710 ft
Max Stay: 14
Max Length: 75 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G
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azmikew
Phoenix, AZ
Winnebago View 24G
7 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 75

azmikew would stay here again

“Clean, heavily used Forest Service campground on the Mogollon Rim”

Reviewed Aug 24, 2017

Overall Rating

We wanted to get out of the heat for a quick weekend trip and were able to find a last minute reservation at this very popular campground. Our only complaint is that the site we booked was listed as a back in site, when in reality, it is a pull through site on a side loop. We marked our campground map for future reference when booking a site here at Canyon Point.

This campground is very heavily used and almost always booked during the summer as it is located on the Mogollon Rim (a short drive from the Phoenix area) at an elevation of 7500 ft in a heavily wooded area. There is lake access nearby, as well as hiking/biking trails and endless miles of dirt roads to explore. There are some nice side loops that would be ideal if you're planning a weekend with friends.

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Location
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3bars
Verizon 4G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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4airstreamers
Chandler, AZ
25 2006 Airstream Safari FB
2010 Toyota Sequoia
23 reviews
Nightly rate: $31
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 30

4airstreamers would stay here again

“Quiet in the Forest”

Reviewed Oct 12, 2015

Overall Rating

We arrived shortly before the 2:00 check-in time, yet there was no problem heading straight to our site. (Checkout is at 1:00 pm). The camp host was very friendly and helpful directing us to the water station and our site. The water station was easy to enter, exit, and use. We were in Loop A (the RV loop), and the sites are mostly very spacious and private. Lots of trees and shade. The roads are very easy to navigate at ten mph. Site 30 and 32 are a bit close with not a lot of trees and shrubbery in between, but if you're looking for sites for you and a camping buddy, these two would work great. We weren't on top of each other, though. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring. Some have charcoal grills, but ours did not. It would have been nice to have a grill as the fire ring grill was too high to cook with charcoal, but we managed just fine without it. Our site was paved and level for the trailer and truck to rest, and the picnic table is portable if you don't want it on the asphalt. The previous campers did a good job cleaning up the site, which I always appreciate. You can sometimes hear the cars and trucks on the road, but it's not obnoxiously loud. Firewood is $7 a bundle, and it was dry even after lots of rain and burned great. Electric worked fine. Several vault toilets (separate for men and women) are spread out around the campground, and they were very clean, well-stocked with paper, and not that stinky. There are also flush toilets and showers near the entrance that are open from 8 am to 8 pm. The showers are free and in great shape. Hand/hair dryers were a nice touch; they weren't too powerful but they did the job in time. Bring your own soap. The dump station was as pleasant as it can ever be. All in all, it's a nice campground in Rim Country. The views along 260 are beautiful. It's 35 miles east of Payson, so it's about an hour away from Tonto Natural Bridge SP. That was a nice outing with the kids one day. You can also hike to a cool sinkhole from the campground (2 miles round-trip). Willow Springs Lake is just a few miles down the road, and there are lots of places to fish lakeside. We enjoyed our stay there.

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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My Little Batch of Sky: Into the Great Wide Open

We camped at a campground about thirty-five miles east of Payson and above the Mogollon Rim. The weather was very cool and a welcome change from Phoenix's oppressive heat. The first thing we did bef...

Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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