Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

March 26, 2020 - NOTICE: 

The campground is open with restrictions. Only fully-contained RVs are allowed. Restrooms and other facilities are closed.


Recent development of Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area has created a top of the line experience. Campsites are located in several loops that wind amongst ponderosa pine. Many campsites have a view of the 150 acre lake and wildlife islands. The predominant tree species is ponderosa pine with juniper and pinyon pine scattered about. A newly constructed day use area offers five large group picnic ramadas and two playgrounds.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year round. Make reservations at
Reservations: (520) 568-2283 or
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Open Season: Year round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Gas, groceries, restaurants available in Show Low
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: State
Information Center: Contact the State Parks Office for site availability and fee information (928) 537-3680 or online

General Information


The Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area is located in east-central Arizona, two miles north of US 60 off Highway 260 in Show Low.

General Notes:
  • Electricity, water and sewer is available
  • 5 shower/restroom buildings
  • 2 boat launch ramps
  • Fish cleaning stations
  • 5 ramadas for day use

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Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Yes
Interpretive Site Yes
Toilets Yes
Parking Yes
Boat ramp Yes
Tent camping Yes
Accessible Yes
Camping trailer Yes
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6,280 feet