Dispersed Camping Specific Sites

There are several notable sites designated and set aside as dispersed camping sites, listed below. Remember to follow the rules listed on the Motor Vehicle Use Map when driving in the forest (essentially, cross-country travel in a motorized vehicle is prohibited).

Flagstaff Ranger District

Call Flagstaff Ranger District for more information. 928-526-0866.

Red Rock Ranger District

Call the Red Rock Ranger District for information. 928-203-2900.

  • Childs, near Fossil Creek, is a popular spot on the Verde River.
  • Lawrence Crossing on Wet Beaver Creek: located at the end of FR 618G.
  • Oak Creek, Deer Pass Ranch area: There is a small area designated for dispersed camping along Oak Creek; access is via FR 89B.

Mogollon Rim Ranger District

Call Mogollon Rim Ranger District for information. 928-477-2255.

Exceptions: Areas Closed to Dispersed Camping

Several areas are closed to camping and campfires. Some of the most popular areas are listed below. See Forest Orders for information and maps of these and other closures.


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