Located on central Arizona's largest lake. This site is also a river access point (RAP) on the Upper Salt River. There are 211 camp units w/ shade ramadas, fire rings w/grills, picnic tables, amphitheater, and water hydrants.

At a Glance

Fees Day-use and camping fees apply. Single and tent camp unit maximum: ($6.00 per vehicle, per day plus $4.00 per watercraft, per day) 10 people, 2 vehicles, and 1 watercraft. Double camp unit maximum: ($6.00 per vehicle, per day plus $4.00 per watercraft, per day) 20 people, 4 vehicles, and 2 watercraft.
Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 32', pack it in pack it out, Rules and regulations are posted on bulletin board. Tonto Pass required. Please use trash receptacles, when available, The adjacent boating site has a paved boat launch ramp with courtesy dock -- useable when water elevations are higher than 2,110 feet.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Toilets located throughout the camp loops

General Information


This site is located 11 miles south of the historic Roosevelt Dam. From Mesa: Take the State Hwy. 87/Beeline Highway north for about 60 miles to the junction with State Hwy. 88. Continue on State Hwy. 88 south for 8 miles to Forest Road (FR) 447/Schoolhouse Recreation Site. Turn left and continue for 4 miles to the site.

From Globe: area: Take State Hwy. 188 north for 20 miles to its junction with Forest Road (FR) 447/Schoolhouse Recreation Site, turn right and continue for 4 miles to the site.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

211 camp units (tent-only, single, and double) with shade ramadas, fire rings with grills, picnic tables, and potable water hydrants. Toilets are located throughout the camp loops. There is also an amphitheater.

General Info:


This site contains numerous barrier-free camp units. Toilets, picnic tables and amphitheater are fully accessible.

Reservation InfoFirst come, first serve, no reservations
Fire Informationfire rings available
No. of Sites211
No. of Accessible sites211

RV Camping

Camping all year, closed when lake level drops below 2,100 ft.


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Water Activities

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