Moqui Group Campground

  

Moqui Group Campground consists of three sites/pods, Simmons, Spooner, and Ernst. They are located off FR138, approximately one mile from AZ87 (MP 298.8). This group campground is approximately 40 miles SW of Winslow, 50 miles NE of Payson and 70 miles SE of Flagstaff, in a beautiful setting surrounded by mature ponderosa pine, oak, and quaking aspen. The elevation at the campground is 6,970 feet. Mogollon Rim Ranger District acknowledges, with gratitude, the donations and support extended by the Winslow Kiwanis Club in the development, concept, and construction of Moqui Group Campground.

Specifics: Each of the three individual pods can accommodate up to 50 people. Simmons & Ernst pods may be reserved together for groups up to 100 people. (50 people each pod). Spooner pod will be 50 people limit. Groups with more than 100 people will need to consider going to the Elks Picnic Ground or the Long Valley Work Center. Moqui facilities include potable water, garbage service, ground grills, large pedestal barbecue grills, picnic tables, and restrooms. Spooner Pod is best suited for tent camping while Simmons and Ernst Pods can accommodate RVs up to 22 feet. Large refrigerated semi trucks will not be permitted. Other special equipment must be pre-approved.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made by talking with a representative during business hours and can be made up to 6 months in advance. We will not  accept reservations from answering machines , fax machines, or e-mails. Call 928-477-2255 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fees Groups 10 - 50 people, 1 pod required: $50 per night Friday and Saturday Nights, $30 per night Sunday - Thursday
Open Season: April 27 - September 29
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Happy Jack, AZ
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Mogollon Rim District - 928-477-2255

General Information

Directions:

Location: Approximately 40 miles southwest of Winslow, 50 miles northeast of Payson and 70 miles southeast of Flagstaff

Access: From Flagstaff drive 55 miles south on FH 3 (Lake Mary Road) to AZ 87 at Clints Well. Turn left and drive approximately 9 miles to milepost 298.8. Turn right on FR 138 and drive about one mile to the campground.

 

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General Notes:

Attractions: Group camping, hiking, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, photography

Facilities: Moqui Group Campground is divided into three individual pods which can accommodate up to 50 people per pod. Facilities include potable water, garbage service, ground grills, large pedestal bar-b-que grills, picnic tables, horseshoe courts, amphitheater and restrooms.

Notes:

  • No utility hookups or dump station.
  • Pets must always be contained or on a leash.
  • No horses allowed in the campground.
  • Licensed off-road vehicles may be used only for entering or leaving campsite.
  • 14 day stay limit.

Our Group Use Campgrounds are part of the Recreation Enhancement Act that allows the Mogollon Rim Ranger District to use 95% of the fees collected for that site's maintenance and improvements. These sites are ideal for family reunions, company picnics; youth group outings and various social functions requiring single or multiple day/night use. [More]


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  Latitude : 
34.596145
  Longitude : 
-111.198674
  Elevation : 
6902