Windy Hill Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Shower facilities are temporarily closed.


Windy Hill Campground is located on central Arizona's largest lake and offers great water recreation opportunities to the public. Because of its close proximity to the Lake, Windy Hill allows fishing, non-motorized and motorized boating, along with hiking trails.  There are plenty of developed campsites available at Windy Hill, which allows for an easy, quick escape any time of the year for families and individuals. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Restroom cleaning and trash collection services will only be provided once per week. Please pack it in, pack it out. Shower facilities are temporarily closed. 
Reservations: First come, first serve for even numbered sites. Reservations can be arranged for odd numbered sites on or by calling 877-444-6777 or TDD line: 877-833-6777. Reservations are only available November 1st through April 30th.
Fees $25/site/night; $50/site/night for double camp unit; America the Beautiful Interagency Senior or Access Pass holders receive 50% discount (persons over 62 or have a permanent disability) for single camp units only. Campground fees must be paid for at the fee machine located at the campground. 
Open Season: Year-round
  • Stay limit 14 days, trailers under 32'.
  • Rules and regulations are posted at all fee stations. Please read and observe.
  • Please use trash receptacles or Pack it in, Pack it out.
  • Sewage dump facilities are located across from Cholla Campground 8 miles north on Hwy. 188 (no fee).
  • Boat sewage pump-out can be arranged with the marina.
Closest Towns: Globe & Roosevelt Marina
Water: Potable water and showers are available
Restroom: Toilet Building (Accessible)
Information Center: Tonto Basin Ranger District 602-225-5395

General Information


This site is 6 miles southeast of historic Roosevelt Dam. From Mesa: take State Route (SR) 87/Beeline Highway north for about 60 miles to its junction with SR 188. Turn right onto SR 188 for 33 miles to the junction of SR 88. Continue south on SR 188 for 4 miles to Forest Road (FR) 82 (Windy Hill Recreation Site entrance). Turn left and continue for 2 miles to the site. The entire route is paved.

From the Globe area: take SR 188 north for 25 miles to FR 82 (Windy Hill Recreation Site entrance), turn right and continue for 2 miles to the site. The entire route is paved.


Showers, toilet buildings, grills and tables at accessibly sites, parking spurs, Amphitheater, Wheelchair transfer station (Boating), courtesy docks, and Fee Machine Kiosk.

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Campground Camping

  • 347 camp units with shade ramadas, fire rings with grills, picnic tables, and potable water hydrants.
  • Toilets and showers are located throughout the camp loops.
  • There are playgrounds and an amphitheater.
  • Picnicking allowed only at the Blevins Picnic Site.
  • Maximum occupancy per individual camp unit is 10.  Maximum occupancy per double camp unit is 20.
  • Maximum number of vehicles per individual camp unit is three.  Maximum number of vehicles per double camp unit is six.  All vehicles must completely fit within the designated parking area.
  • Check-in time is 12:00 pm, and check-out time is 10:00 am
Fire Informationfire rings available
No. of Sites347
Reservation InfoFirst come, first serve for even numbered sites. Reservations can be arranged for odd numbered sites on or by calling 1 (877) 444-6777.
No. of Accessible sites347

RV Camping

Camping all year


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2,200 feet