Horseshoe Reservoir and the Verde River are nearby and provide opportunities for many water activities. This site has large mesquite trees providing shade. Bald eagles are frequently seen in this vicinity. No services. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT. Glass containers prohibited. Bury human waste 6-8 inches and at least 200 feet away from camp, trails, water sources, and dry drainages.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:
Rentals & Guides:
Fees No fees required after May 30, 2012.
Permit Info:
Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 16', use of motorized watercraft on flowing portions of the Verde River is prohibited. Glass containers prohibited. No services.
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Directions:

This site is 23 miles northeast of Carefree. From Carefree, take Cave Creek Road turn right on Bartlett Dam Road and continue for 6 miles to the junction of FR 205 and FR 19. At this junction, FR 205 turns left and becomes an unmaintained unpaved road. Follow FR 205 for 10 miles towards Horseshoe Reservoir. At the junction of FR 205 and FR 205A, turn right and travel an additional ½ mile to the site.   Click Here For Map.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

No services. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT. Bury (6-8 inches) human waste at least 200 feet away from camp, trails, water sources, and dry drainages.


Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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