Rock Crossing Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Rock Crossing Single Site

NOTE: As of Friday, August 22, 2014, the entire Blue Ridge Reservoir (not just the boat ramp) and Forest Road 751 are CLOSED for public safety until Spring 2015. Rock Crossing Campground will remain open for the remainder of the 2014 season.  

Rock Crossing Campground is located 2 miles from Blue Ridge Reservoir (also known as C.C. Cragin Reservoir). This narrow, winding body of water looks more like a canyon-bound river than a lake. Nestled between forested canyon walls it provides picturesque water recreation in a secluded, wooded setting.

The Arizona Fish and Game department plants rainbow trout annually and some browns also are present in the lake. There’s plenty of sightseeing, wildlife watching, hiking and mountain biking available here in these canyon-carved uplands. [Photo of Blue Ridge Reservoir] If just talking about all this activity makes you want to kick back and relax with nothing more strenuous to do than watch the squirrels bury pine seeds, then this forested area is probably just the place for you.

The photo shown here is representative of a typical single-unit site. Click on "Photos and Multimedia" for double-unit site.

Attractions: Fishing, boating, hiking, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, photography

Facilities: 34 single unit sites, 2 double sites, tables, fire rings, and cooking grills, drinking water, toilets (vault type)


  • Tents, small motor homes and trailers under 32' are permitted.
  • No utility hookups.
  • 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.

This campground is 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.


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At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations. First-come, first-served sites only
Fees $8 per night per single unit site. $16 per night per double site.
Open Season: April 20 - September 29
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Happy Jack, AZ
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Mogollon Rim District - 928-477-2255

General Information


Location: About 62 miles southeast of Flagstaff. Elevation is 7,300 - 7,500 feet.

GPS: N34° 33' 45.9354", W-111° 13' 7.9674"

Access: Drive 55 miles south of Flagstaff to Clints Well on Forest Highway 3 (FH 3 - Lake Mary Road). From Clints Well, turn northeast (left) about 4 miles on AZ 87 to FR 751 then southeast 3 miles.


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