Lewis Canyon Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Lewis Canyon Campground is located in a beautiful ponderosa pine setting with a large open field nearby. Wild turkeys, elk and deer are often seen nearby. Group Reservations Only.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reservation only
Reservations: Make a reservation at Recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Group non-electric $40 per night, 150 people.
Usage: Light
Best Season: May 1 through September 30
Restrictions: RVs up to 45' in length.  
Water: Water may be obtained at Forest Service work center in Pinedale.
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lakeside Ranger District
(928) 368-2100
TTY: (928) 368-5088

General Information


Directions from Pinedale: Drive south on Road 130 to the U.S. Forest Service work center. Continue south 2.3 miles on Road 130 to Road 130A, which turns right and goes directly to Lewis Canyon Group Campground.

General Notes:

Natural Features:

Lewis Canyon Campground is located in a beautiful ponderosa pine setting with a large open field nearby. It sits at an elevation of 6,600-feet in the Apache National Forest. Wild turkeys, elk and deer are often seen nearby.

Summer temperatures can be very pleasant because of the elevation. However, the rainy season often brings afternoon thunderstorms from late June through August. Visitors should come prepared for rain and cool nighttime temperatures.


A variety of recreation opportunities are available from the campground, including hiking, a horseshoe pit, a baseball field and access to the beautiful and extensive White Mountain Trail System for hiking and mountain biking.


Lewis Canyon can accommodate up to 150 guests. The camping area is private and spaced around a large loop for the group to spread out. Vault toilets and a picnic area are provided.

  • Capacity of campground is 150 people
  • Picnic tables, fire rings, and four large group barbecue grills
  • 2 sets of horseshoe pits
  • Baseball diamond with large backstop

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Day Hiking

The trailhead to the Juniper Ridge Trail #640 is located at the group campground. This trail is open to non-motorized vehicles; hikers, horses and mountain bicycles. The trail is a pleasant 14 mile loop through ponderosa pines, juniper and manzanita county. A shorter 7 mile loop trail is also marked.


Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Yes
Tent camping Yes
Camping trailer Yes
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6,600 feet