Rock Crossing Campground

Area Status: Open
Rock Crossing Single Site

Rock Crossing Campground is located 2 miles from Blue Ridge Reservoir (also known as C.C. Cragin Reservoir). This narrow, winding body of water looks more like a canyon-bound river than a lake. Nestled between forested canyon walls it provides picturesque water recreation in a secluded, wooded setting.

The Arizona Fish and Game department stocks rainbow trout annually and some browns also are present in the lake. There’s plenty of sightseeing, wildlife watching, hiking and mountain biking available here in these canyon-carved uplands. If just talking about all this activity makes you want to kick back and relax with nothing more strenuous to do than watch the squirrels bury pine seeds, then this forested area is probably just the place for you.

Group Campouts and Events: This campground does not have facilities for large groups or group activities. If one campsite cannot accommodate your group (eight at a single site, 16 at a double site), please call the Mogollon Rim Ranger District at 928-477-2255 to plan your group camp-out at Elks, Moqui, or Long Valley group campgrounds.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Season early May to September – reservable on
Reservations: Some sites reservable on; some are first come, first served
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $20 per night per single unit site, up to eight people and two vehicles. $40 per night per double site, up to 16 people and four vehicles. Senior and Access Interagency Passes are accepted for a 50% discount on single-site camping fees.
Open Season: Early May - Late September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (running generators not permitted during quiet hours)
Closest Towns: Happy Jack, AZ
Water: Drinking Water (available after April 27)
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Mogollon Rim District - 928-477-2255

General Information

General Notes:

Attractions: Fishing, boating, hiking, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, photography


  • Cutting or chopping live trees is prohibited.
  • Pets must always be contained or on a leash.
  • No horses allowed in the campground.
  • Licensed off-road vehicles may be used only for entering or leaving campsite.
  • 14 day stay limit.

This campground is part of the Recreation Enhancement Act that allows the Mogollon Rim Ranger District to use 95% of the fees collected for that site's maintenance and improvements.



Location: About 62 miles southeast of Flagstaff. Elevation is 7,300 - 7,500 feet.

GPS (Map): 34°33'51.6"N 111°13'07.5"W

Access: Drive 55 miles south of Flagstaff to Clints Well on Forest Highway 3 (FH 3, Lake Mary Road). From Clints Well, turn northeast (left) about 4 miles on AZ 87 to FR 751 then southeast 3 miles.


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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 33 single unit sites, 2 double sites, tables, fire rings, and cooking grills, drinking water, toilets (vault type).
Reservation Info Not reservable


Camping trailer: RVs, trailers, and motor homes up to 32 feet. No utility hookups.
Parking: Two vehicles per single campsite. Four vehicles per double campsite.

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