Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Grapevine rec site

Grapevine is best known for its group campgrounds. However, Grapevine also offers a very diverse selection of recreation opportunities. At this site, users can camp, fish, use both motorized and non-motorized boats, and picnic along the shoreline. Families or large groups can get together to use the 100+ person group sites, or they can spend a pleasant day out by the water’s edge. Whatever size, big or small, Grapevine can accommodate all needs of the Tonto National Forest users.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Day
Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 32'. Rules and regulations are posted on bulletin board. Please read and observe. Please use trash receptacles or PACK IN PACK OUT.  Lake levels vary widely throughout the year. Reservations are required for GROUP camp units.
Closest Towns: Globe & Apache Junction
Water: Available (Water Hydrants)
Restroom: Toilet Building (Accessible)
Passes: America the Beautiful Passes are only accepted at the PICNICKING SITE. For boating, a Tonto Daily Pass and Watercraft Sticker or Boating Tonto Discovery Pass are required. Group Campsites: Pre-paid reservation are required. Call Tonto Basin Ranger District for information at (928)-467-3200.
  • $75 per night for 1-50 people
  • $150 per night for 50+ People
Information Center: Tonto Basin Ranger District (928)-467-3200

General Information


This site is approximately 8.5 miles south of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. From Mesa: Take State Hwy. 87/Beeline Highway north for about 60 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy. 188 for 33 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 88. Continue on State Hwy. 188 south for another 7.5 miles to Forest Road (FR) 84/Grapevine Group Site. Turn left onto FR 84 for 2 miles to the site.

From the Globe area: Take State Hwy. 188 west for 23 miles to its junction with FR 84/Grapevine Group Site. Turn right onto FR 84 for 2 miles to the site.


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

9 separate loops with accessible toilets and central shower building, playground, event area, sports field, lake access trails, and paved boat launch ramp.  Each loop accommodates up to 100 people for RV or tent camping or picnicking. Individual camp units have fire rings with grills and picnic tables with adjacent parking.

Reservation InfoPrepaid reservations are required. Call the Tonto Basin Ranger District at 928-467-3200.
Fire Informationfire rings available
No. of Sites9
No. of Accessible sites9
Group Cooking Facilitiesgrills

RV Camping

Camping all year


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Water Activities

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