Houston Mesa Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Houston Mesa Interpretive Trail is a ½ mile self-guided trail.

At a Glance

Fees Camping Fees:
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
Permit Info: An annual pass for Payson Ranger District day-use areas can be purchased for $45 at the Houston Mesa Campground.   
Open Season: 1 February - 30 November
Restrictions: 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
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets accessible
Operated By: Please call 1-877-444-6777 to make reservations or via the internet at www.recreation.gov

General Information

Directions:

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.


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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

75 camp units, shower, dump station, picnic table, campfire rings and grill

Reservation InfoRESERVABLE UNITS IN EACH LOOP Elk Loop: 2,3,5,6,7,9,13,14,18,20,21,22,23,24 Bear Loop: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26 Mountain Lion Loop: 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,20,21 Mule Deer Loop – 18 sites
Fire InformationCampfire rings available
No. of Sites75
No. of Accessible sites75

RV Camping

Camping Feb. 1 - Nov. 30, Length = 40' max.

Reservation Info25 sites first come, first serve, 50 sites are reservable
No. of Sites75

Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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