Coal Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This small campground, set under large ponderosa pine and oak trees, is conveniently located near the Arizona/New Mexico state line. It is a popular rest stop for travelers on AZ Hwy 78. Coal Creek flows nearby seasonally.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed indefinitely to protect public health and align with state and local measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit for more information.
Reservations: This campground is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees There is no fee to camp.
Usage: Light
Best Season: January through December
Closest Towns: Clifton, AZ
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Clifton Ranger District
(928) 687-8600
TTY: (928) 687-1807   Fax: (928) 687-1614

General Information


Located 19 miles southeast of Clifton on US 191 and AZ 78.

General Notes:
  • 5 picnic tables
  • No drinking water 
  • Pack It In/Pack It Out

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

  • 5 family units
  • Tents, trailers, and motorhomes up to 16 foot

General Info:

General Notes
  • 5 picnic tables
  • No drinking water 
  • Pack It In/Pack It Out


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Toilets Yes
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5,900 feet