Status: Dawn to Dusk
No Fee
Limited Services: No restrooms, water, or garbage service.
Please follow sanitry guidelines and practice leave no trace ethics: 

  • "Pack it in, Pack it out"
  • Bury waste 8" deep and at least 200' from water sources

This location remains open for arrivals at this time.  Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from our department and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions. Please continue to monitor this page for status updates.


Pedestrian River access for fishing (no boat launch).  See the Verde River Paddle Guide, Hwy 89A - Beasley Flat for information about boating on the Verde River.


  • No drinking water 
  • Vault toilet
  • No garbage service - Please pack it out

At a Glance

Current Conditions: undefined
Fees No
Open Season: Year-round - undefined
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Between Camp Verde and Cottonwood
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Between Cottonwood and Camp Verde, AZ: Take Hwy 260 to Forest Road 147 (toward Thousand Trails RV Park). Follow dirt road straight and take a left just before the entrance to Thousand Trails RV Park. Stay right at the fork in the road (by the winery and vinyards) and follow narrow, winding dirt road to parking lot. Approximately 10 minutes off of paved road. Accessible to all vehicles during dry weather. Not recommended when wet.

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3,500 feet