Houston Mesa Equestrian Camp is popular with individuals who own horses and can utilize the trails. There are corrals for horses along with showers, making this a great multi-day camping spot for hot summer months. Loop Trail is a nine-mile round trip through a pinyon and juniper woodland and can be accessed from the Horse Camp.
At a Glance
Fees charged by Concessionaire. Concessionaire will accept cash or checks only, no credit or debit. 30 Family Sites (8-10 people each site), Fee for Family Units: $16 per night per camp unit, $8 second vehicle, firewood $7
1 February - 30 November
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.
Flush toilets accessible
Recreation Resource Management, Inc. 2100 N. Houston Mesa Rd. Payson, AZ 85541 Phone: 928-468-7135
Payson Ranger District (928) 474-7900
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.