Houston Mesa Interpretive Trail is a ½ mile self-guided trail.
At a Glance
Fees charged by Concessionaire. Concessionaire will accept cash or checks only, no credit or debit, $20.00 per night per camp unit, $7.00 second vehicle, shower facilities coin operated: $2, dump station: $3 fee, firewood $6, RV water $2. Day-use Fees:
$6 per day
An annual pass for Payson Ranger District day-use areas can be purchased for $45 at the Houston Mesa Campground.
1 February - 30 November
Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 40', no hook-ups available, reservations accepted and recommended for holiday weekends, 25 sites are available for first-come/50 sites are available for reservations
Flush toilets accessible
Please call 1-877-444-6777 to make reservations or via the internet at www.recreation.gov
This site is located 2 miles north of Payson at the junction of State Hwy. 87 and the Houston Mesa Road/Forest Road (FR 199). Turn east on Houston Mesa Rd. and travel ¼ mile to the campground located on the north side of the road. Houston Mesa Horse Campground is located on the south side of the road. Click Here For Map.
Camping & Cabins
Camping Feb. 1 - Nov. 30, Length = 40' max.
25 sites first come, first serve, 50 sites are reservable