Canyon Vista Campground is located near Walnut Canyon and Lower Lake Mary. This area consists of ponderosa pine, mixed conifer, aspen and oak, which offer good photo opportunities, interesting geology and views of the San Francisco Peaks.
The trailhead for Sandys Canyon Trail and the Vista Loop Trail are at the north end of the campground.
Sandys Canyon Trail provides access into Walnut Canyon and joins the Arizona Trail.
This segment of the Vista Loop Trail provides access to “The Pit” climbing area.
At a Glance
No reservations. This campground is on a first-come, first-served basis.
$18.00 per night, up to eight people with one vehicle. Second vehicle per night: $8.00 additional. These campgrounds are available for Picnic/day use (10 a.m to 4 p.m.) for a fee of $8.00 up to 5 people.
||May 1 at noon - October 12 at noon
||Concessionaire - Contact Flagstaff District - 928-526-0866
Please note: it is at the host's discretion to require the observance certain regulations in their campground. These regulations may include rules regarding “quiet hours”, “red-flag warnings”, the use of off-highway vehicles, etc. Please follow campground regulations.
Attractions: Camping, Hiking, Equestrian, Rock Climbing, Sightseeing, Wildlife watching, Tent sites available
Facilities: 11 single unit sites, Fire rings and cooking grills, Drinking water, Picnic Tables, Vault Toilets
Leave No Trace: Recognize your role in preserving wild lands by practicing these LNT principles: 1) Plan ahead and prepare, 2) Travel and camp on durable surfaces, 3) Dispose of waste properly, 4) Leave what you find, 5) Minimize campfire impacts, 6) Respect wildlife, 7) Be considerate of other visitors.
Tents, motor homes, & trailers under 22 ft. permitted
No utility hookups
Pets must always be restrained or on a leash
14 day Forest stay limit
No horses allowed in campground
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Location: Southeast of Flagstaff
Access: Take Lake Mary Road (FH 3) 6 miles southeast. Campground is on your left.
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