Sinkhole Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Located in the ponderosa pine forest, this campground is within walking distance of Willow Springs Lake which provides boating and fishing opportunities. Hiking and mountain biking opportunities are nearby in the non-motorized Wildlife Area. The General Crook National Recreation Trail is also within a mile of the campground. Be prepared for rain, often heavy, through July and August. Expect cool to cold nighttime temperatures.

Natural Features: Sinkhole Campground is surrounded by ponderosa pines. The roads and spurs within the campground are chip-seal.

Recreation: Fishing and boating are available at nearby Willow Springs Lake which is approximately one mile from the campground.

Facilities: Sinkhole Campground has 26 sites (sites 14 through 26 are available for advanced reservation). Sites 1 through 13 are first-come, first served. There are two accessible sites, two double sites and the rest are single sites. All sites are back-in. Each site offers a campfire ring with grill and picnic table. Additional amenities include accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash service. A camp host is available at the site.

Nearby Attractions: Woods Canyon Lakes is located approximately 10 miles west off of Forest Roads 300 and 105. The Woods Canyon Lake Store and Marina offers boat and kayak rentals. Gas, phone and groceries are available approximately four miles east at Forest Lakes.

For a map of this campground, click here.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made by visiting Recreation.gov.  Reservations must be made 4 days ahead of arrival and can be made 6 months in advance.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Single site non-electric $20 per night, $10 extra vehicle charge, includes eight people and one vehicle. 
Open Season: May 1 Annually - October 31 Annually
Closest Towns: Payson, AZ
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Information Center: Maximum of one camping unit and two vehicles per site. Fee includes one camping unit and one vehicle. Camp Host will collect payment for a second vehicle at check-in.

General Information

Directions:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.30481, -110.88542
34°18'17"N, 110°53'8"W

Located on Willow Springs Lake Road (Forest Road 149) approximately 1/2 mile off of Highway 260.


Accessibility:

Accessible campsites and drinking water within facility.  Accessible boat dock, boat ramp, and trails within 10 miles of facility.


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Amenities

Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Yes
Tent camping Yes
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.30481

  Longitude : 
-110.88542

  Elevation : 
7,560 feet

 



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