Crook Campground

Area Status: Open
Ramada at Crook Campground

This group campground is situated in a tall ponderosa pine forest, approximately 3/4 of a mile from Woods Canyon Lake, which offers boating (electric motors only) and fishing opportunities. The Rim Lakes Vista Trail which provides spectacular views of the Mogollon Rim can be accessed by the Meadow Trail and is approximately 1/4 mile away.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open May 1 through Mid October annually
Reservations: Reservations required. 1-877-444-6777 or at
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Single non-electrical, (when not reserved) $24, up to 8 people and 1 vehicle. Group Loop A site non-electrical $315, up to 110 people and 26 vehicles.​​ Group Loop B site non-electrical $315, up to 110 people and 26 vehicles.​​  
Usage: Light
Best Season: Generally first of May to end of October. Earlier or later depending upon weather.
Closest Towns: Nearest full service community is Payson, AZ, 34 miles west via Hwy 260.
Water: limited
Restroom: Vault Toilet, Pit Toilet,
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Black Mesa Ranger District
(928) 535-7300

General Information


Directions from Heber: Travel 25 miles west on State Highway 260. Turn Right onto FR 300 which is located directly across from the Rim Visitor Information Station. Travel about four miles north of State Highway 260 toward Woods Canyon Lake on Forest Road 300 turn Right onto FR 105 toward Woods Canyon. Watch for signs for Crook Campground.

From Payson: Travel approximately 30 miles east on State Highway 260. When you top out on the rim, take the first Left onto FR 300 (located directly across the highway from the Rim Visitor Information Station) Travel about four miles north on the 300 Road. Turn Right onto FR 105 toward Woods Canyon Lake. Watch for signs for Crook Campground.

General Notes:
  • Paved roads
  • Cu-de-sac design 
  • Gas, telephones, and groceries are available 9 miles east at Forest Lakes.
  • Groceries available at Woods Canyon Store
  • Campfire grills
  • Garbage facilities
  • Campground Hosts


Parallel parking only 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

  • 26 family camping units
  • Tents, trailers and motorhomes up to 32 feet

Group Camping


Camping trailer: Yes
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Parking: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Drinking water: Yes

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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  Elevation : 
7540 feet