Strayhorse Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The campground is set among large ponderosa pine and Gambel oak. Just six miles below the Mogollon Rim, it provides a cool shady site for picnics or camping.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water is shut off and there are no trash disposal services
Reservations: This campground is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees There is no fee to camp.
Usage: Light
Best Season: Generally April through November; year round depending on the snow depth.
Closest Towns: Clifton, AZ
Water: Drinking water seasonally
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Clifton Ranger District
(928) 687-8600
TTY: (928) 687-1807   Fax: (928) 687-1614

General Information


Located 26 miles south of Alpine on US 191.

General Notes:
  • 8 picnic tables 
  • 7 grills
  • Trash cans
  • Horse corrals

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Day Hiking

Strayhorse is the trailhead for two major trails: Highline Trail #47 follows the bottom of the Mogollon Rim and Raspberry Trail #35 provides access into the Blue Range Primitive Area.

Horse Riding & Camping

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Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Yes
Tent camping Yes
Camping trailer Yes
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7,780 feet