Clark Peak Corrals Dispersed Camping

Area Status: Open
Clark Peak Dispersed Camping Sign

Clark Peak Corrals Dispersed Camping, located close to 9,000 feet in mixed-conifer forest, is the last dispersed camping area at the end of National Forest Service (NFS) Road 803 beyond the Swift Trail. It is 34.5 miles from Swift Trail Junction at the intersection of AZ 366/Swift Trail and US 191. This area has two established dispersed campsites and public corrals. There are no restrooms or trash cans. Please be prepared to pack out all your waste. Refer to our Dispersed Camping page for more information and dispersed camping best practices.

This area serves primarily as a trailhead for the surrounding area. 

At a Glance

Reservations: This is a first-come, first-served campground. Reservations are not accepted.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Parking
Open Season: April 15 - November 14
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Spring, Summer, and Fall
Restrictions: Vehicles (including trailers) longer than 22 feet are not recommended because of the difficulty of negotiating the switchbacks on AZ 366. This trailhead is not accessible from November 15 to April 15 when the Swift Trail is closed for the winter. Early or late snow may extend the inaccessible season.
Closest Towns: Safford, AZ
Information Center: Safford Ranger District Phone (928) 428-4150

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

Day Hiking


Horse Camping

Dispersed camping only. Please follow Leave No Trace practices. 

Horse Riding

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery


Camping trailer: Less than 22 feet
Picnic tables: Available
Tent camping: Dispersed sites
Parking: Available

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9,000 feet