Bog Springs Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Bog Springs offers some exceptional scenery, either right from your campsite or a short walk away. Many visitors unfamiliar with Arizona will be surprised by the high grasslands that climb the slopes of the Santa Rita Mountains, the thick oak woodlands, and the conifer forest that covers the mountain tops.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 14 day stay limit  Day use outside campground rquires $8 day use fee or a Forest Pass. 
Reservations: All sites are first come first served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Camping: $20 per vehicle, per day/night.  If you occupy a campsite you pay the campsite fee.  All fees are payable by cash, check or money order at the time you occupy the site. Make check or money order payable to "USDA Forest Service."  Holders of the Interagency Senior or Access Pass receive a 50% discount of the $20 camping fee = $10 per day/night.
Restrictions: No RV hook-ups. Pets must be leashed. Firewood is not available. Bring your own firewood or charcoal or a camp stove for cooking. Limit 2 vehicles and 10 persons per site. 14 day stay limit. Observe quiet hours between the hours of 2200-0600 (10 pm-6 am). No loud music allowed.
Closest Towns: Nearest medical facilities and additional supplies are at Green Valley.
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Toilets
Passes: Senior pass and Access pass get 50% off camping fee.
Operated By: Nogales Ranger District
Information Center: Nogales Ranger District 520-281-2296

General Information

Directions: Drive south from Tucson on Interstate 19 to the Continental Road/Madera Canyon Exit. Turn east and follow the Madera Canyon signs 12.5 miles to the campground. The entire route is paved.

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Tent camping $20 day/night
Camping trailer $20 day/night
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5,200 feet - -110.87