Cholla Campground

  

Cholla Campground

 

This is the largest all-solar powered campground in the United States. The Forest Service constructed it in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation. Cholla Recreation Site is located on Theodore Roosevelt Lake, central Arizona’s largest lake. Toilets and showers are located throughout the camp loops, playgrounds, paved boat launch and fish cleaning station. Cholla RV dump station, located across from Christmas Loop, is open Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.

At a Glance

Fees $20/site/night for individual camp unit; $40/site/night for double camp unit; Senior and Access Interagency Pass Holders receive a 50% discount.  Campground fees must be paid for at the fee machine located at the campground. 
Open Season: Year-Around
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 32'. Rules and regulations are posted on bulletin board. Please read and observe. Please use trash receptacles, or pack it in pack it out.
Closest Towns: Roosevelt and Punkin Center
 
Water: Potable water hydrant. Showers are available for Cholla Campground campers.
Restroom: Toilet Building (Accessible)
Information Center: Tonto Basin Ranger District (602)-225-5395

General Information

Directions:

This site is 5 miles north of Roosevelt Dam. From Mesa: Take State Hwy. 87/Beeline Highway north for about 60 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy. 188 south for 28 miles to the site.

From the Globe area: Take State Hwy. 188 north for 30 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Continue on State Hwy. 188 across the bridge for 6 miles to the site.


Accessibility:

The area offers access to visitors using wheelchairs with proficient mobility. Camp units and trails have compacted gravel surfaces. Toilets, showers and picnic tables are fully accessible.


Recreation Map

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
33.73151

  Longitude : 
-111.203798

  Elevation : 
2,200 feet