Civilian Conservation Corps Camp


CCC Camp


This recreation site is situated on the former site of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp used in the construction of Seven Springs and Cave Creek recreation sites. CCC features large sycamore shade trees next to a small creek. CCC provides access to the Cave Creek trail system. This area is a good spot for bird watching.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Day
Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Dispose of waste properly, leave what you find. Hikers and equestrians should park at the trailhead to the north. No livestock allowed. No services.
Closest Towns: Carefree & Cave Creek
Water: Not Available
Restroom: Vault Toilets (Accessible)
Passes: Currently, the Tonto Daily Pass and Tonto Discovery Passes are accepted for campgrounds. When Tonto National Forest installs the fee machines on January 1st, 2017, the campground fees for this site will change and the standard Tonto Passes will no longer be accepted.
Information Center: Cave Creek Ranger District (480)-595-3300

General Information


This site is 20 miles north of Carefree. From Carefree, take Cave Creek Road/Forest Road (FR) 24. The last 9 miles of FR 24 is an all weather gravel road. The gravel portion of the road is narrow with blind curves.  Click Here For Map.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

This camping area reopened the fall of 2013.

  • 10 camp units available
  • Vault Toilets
  • Grills and picnic tables
  • Trash service
  • Not recommended for trailers over 16ft.
  • Hikers and equestrians should park at the CCC trailhead to the north.
  • No livestock allowed


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