Flowing Spring

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Flowing Springs


This area offers many pastoral scenes and interesting rock formations. Situated along the banks of the East Verde River. Trout fishing is a favorite pastime.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Day
Open Season: January
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 20', no picnic tables, pack it in pack it out, in the winter the temperature dips down into the teens, bear-proof your camp, especially food stuffs, use caution during the rainy season. This area, like all Arizona creek areas, is prone to flash flooding.
Closest Towns: Forest lakes, Payson
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: One Vault toilet
Passes: There are no fees, passes, or concessionaires at this site.
Information Center: Payson Ranger District (928) 474-7900

General Information


This site is 3 ½ miles north of Payson. From Payson, go north on State Hwy. 87. Near mile marker 257 just south of the East Verde River, turn right (east) on Forest Road (FR) 272. Continue traveling on FR 272 for ½ mile to the site. Click Here For Map.


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  Elevation : 
4,600 feet