Horton Day Use Sit has six picnic units and is located three miles south of the Arizona Game & Fish Department Tonto Hatchery. Visitors are welcome and they offer a self-guided tour. Trout fishing in both Tonto Creek and Horton Creek is a popular pastime.
At a Glance
|Water:||Drinking Water available at Upper Tonto Creek Campground|
|Information Center:||Payson Ranger District Office (928) 474-7900|
Horton Day-Use Site & Upper Tonto Creek Campground: Travel 17 miles east of Payson on State Hwy. 260. Just east of Mile Marker #269 at Kohl’s Ranch, turn left (north) on Forest Road (FR) 289. Travel one mile north to these sites. Hike upstream. View and download a map.
- No trash service
- PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT!!
- Carry an adequate supply of drinking water. One gallon per person per day is recommended during hot periods.
- Do not drink untreated water. Giardiais, a protozoan, could be in many water impoundments and streams.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information