Sharp Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sharp Creek Campground


The 260 Trailhead (providing access to the Highline National Recreational Trail) is approximately 3 miles east of the campground, located on the north side of Highway 260. Woods Canyon and Willow Springs Lakes are above the Mogollon Rim, and are a 10-minute drive from this campground. There are 28 camp units w/ picnic tables & grills, campfire rings and lantern holders.

At a Glance

Fees Fees charged by Concessionaire. Concessionaire will accept cash or checks only, no credit or debit. $22 per night per camp unit, $8 second vehicle, Firewood $7. Day-use Fees: $8 per day
Open Season: 15 April - 31 October
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 40', reservation required, 2 vehicles per unit maximum, 8 people per unit maximum, Juniper Loop Units #23 and 24 are pull through, and Unit #27 is accessible. Oak Loop Units #11, 14, and 18 are pull-through, unit #13 is accessible, and unit #13 (in Pine Tent Loop) is accessible. Firewood is $6. Please see Current Conditions for camping restrictions due to public safety concerns.
Closest Towns: Payson, Star Valley
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault toilets accessible
Operated By: Recreation Resource Management 2100 North Houston Mesa Road Payson, AZ 85541 Phone: (928) 468-7135
Information Center: Payson Ranger District (928) 474-7900

General Information


This site is located 23 miles northeast of Payson on the south side of Highway 260, approximately 1½ mile east of Christopher Creek. Click Here For Map.


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Camping Apr. 15 - Oct. 31, Length = 40' max.

Campground Camping

28 camp units, picnic tables, cooking grill, campfire rings, lantern holders

Reservation InfoTo make reservations, please call Reserve America: 1-877-444-6777 or use the internet @
Fire InformationCampfire rings available
No. of Sites28
No. of Accessible sites28


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