Houston Mesa Equestrian Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Houston Mesa Loop Trail is a nine-mile round trip through a pinyon and juniper woodland and can be accessed from the Horse Camp. There are 30 family sites and 2 group sites all w/ tables & grills, also available are corrals.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:
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Rentals & Guides:
Fees Fees charged by Concessionaire. Concessionaire will accept cash or checks only, no credit or debit, 30 Family Sites (8-10 people each site), Two Group Sites (65 people each) Fee for Family Units: $14.00/night, Second Vehicle: $7.00, Fee for Group Unit #1 (1-65) $95.00/night, Fee for Group Unit #2 (1-65) $95.00/night, Firewood $6
Permit Info:
Open Season: 1 February - 30 November
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, only horse trailers under 40'. Ten people maximum in family units. Reservations not required for family units but recommended for holidays. Group site Fox #2 has a 24’ X 48’ Ramada. Fees: $125.00/per group/per night w/electric. No RV hook-ups available at the campground. Click here for current camping restrictions.
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Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets accessible
Passes:
Operated By: Recreation Resource Management, Inc. 2100 N. Houston Mesa Rd. Payson, AZ 85541 Phone: 928-468-7135
Information Center:

General Information

Directions:

This site is located two miles north of Payson at the junction of State Hwy. 87 and Houston Mesa Road (FR199). Turn east on Houston Mesa Rd. and travel ¼ mile. The Horse camp is located on the south side of the road; Houston Mesa Campground is located on the north side of the road.

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

30 family sites, tables, grill, corrals, showers, dump station at main camp across road, firewood $6
Reservation InfoCamp sites that can be reserved are in the Mule Deer Loop - sites 7 through 18, and 26 through 30. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or via the Internet at www.recreation.gov
Fire InformationCampfire rings available
No. of Sites30
No. of Accessible sites30

Group Camping

2 group sites (65 people each), tables, grills, corrals, flush toilets, showers, firewood for sale - $6.
Reservation InfoGroup units can be reserved by calling Houston Mesa campground at 928-468-7135.
Fire Informationfire rings available
No. of Sites2
Group Cooking Facilitiesgrills

Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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