Woods Canyon Group Campground

Area Status: Open
Woods Canyon Group

Woods Canyon Group Campground is located a short walking distance from Woods Canyon Lake. Woods Canyon Lake is a scenic 52 acre lake surrounded by Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and oak. Woods Canyon Lake offers boating (electric trolling motors only) and fishing opportunities. Interpretative nature trail at the north end of lake. The campground is situated in ponderosa pine, oak, aspen, and Douglas fir.


At a Glance

Operational Hours: Woods Canyon Group Campground is open annually from May 1 through Mid-October
Reservations: Reservations required. 1-877-444-6777 or at Recreation.gov
Rentals & Guides: Boat rentals are available at Woods Canyon Store.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Group site non-electric $250 per night, includes 120 people and 30 vehicles. ‚Äč
Open Season: April 29
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Generally May 1 to September 30
Closest Towns: Nearest full service community is Payson, AZ, 35 miles west via Hwy 260.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Black Mesa Ranger District
(928) 535-7300

General Information


Woods Canyon Lake offers boating This group site is located near Woods Canyon Lake, approximately 5 miles north of State Highway 260 Take Forest Road 300 to Forest Road 105. Forest Road 300 is located directly across from the Rim Visitor Information Station or 25 miles west of Heber, Arizona.

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Group campsite available - Will accommodate up to 70 people.

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Camping trailer: Motorhomes up to 32 feet
Boat ramp: Electric trolling motors only

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7,600 feet