Mogollon Campground, although not directly in the Woods Canyon Recreation area, sits just outside and is only two miles from the lake. For those who like spectacular views, this campground is one of the closest to the Mogollon Rim.
Natural Features: Mogollon Campground is surrounded by ponderosa pines. The road to Mogollon is a gravel road off of Forest Road 300. The campground loop road is also sandy and gravel.
Recreation: Fishing and boating are available at Woods Canyon Lake which is approximately two miles from the campground on Road 105.
Facilities: Mogollon Campground has 26 sites (of which sites 14 through 26 are available for advanced reservation). All sites are parallel parking and provide approximately 40 feet of parking space. Sites can accommodate tents as well as pop-up campers and small trailers or motorhomes. There are two loops which have 13 sites per loop. Each campsite offers a campfire ring, 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: Groceries are available at the Marina Store at Woods Canyon Lake which is approximately two miles from the campground. The store also offers fishing licenses and equipment as well as boat and kayak rentals. Woods Canyon Lake is a great lake for fishing.
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 up to 6 months in advance.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water|
|Fees:||Single site non-electric $18 per night, $9 extra vehicle charge, includes eight people and one vehicle.|
|Open Season:||April 29|
|Closest Towns:||Payson, AZ|
|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.|
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Located on Road 300 approximately 5 miles off of Highway 260.
Accessible campsites and drinking water within facility. Accessible boat dock, boat ramp, trails and scenic overlook within 10 miles of facility.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
The trailhead for The Rim Lakes Vista Trail which provides spectacular views of the Mogollon Rim is located adjacent to the restroom within the campground.