First, Second, Third Crossings and Water Wheel

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

First, Second, Third Crossings and Water Wheel

 

Fishing, picnicking and water activities. NO trash service, Pack it in, Pack it out.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Stage III Fire Restrictions - Closed for Public Safety
Operational Hours: Day use only
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees
  • Fees charged by Concessionaire April 1 through October 31, annually. Concessionaire will accept cash or checks only, no credit or debit. $9 per day.
  • Site managed by the Forest Service November 1 through March 31, annually – No fee
Open Season: Year-round
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Payson Ranger District (928) 474-7900

General Information

Directions:

First Crossing: Travel on Houston Mesa Road (FR 199) for 7 miles.

Water Wheel: Travel on Houston Mesa Road (FR 199) for 7 ½ miles.

Second Crossing: Travel on Houston Mesa Road (FR 199) for 8 miles.

Third Crossing: Travel on Houston Mesa Road (FR 199) for 8 ½ miles.

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General Notes:
  • Pack it in pack it out
  • Leave what you find
  • Dispose of waste properly

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


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Picnicking

Amenities

Toilets Vault toilets available April 1- October 31
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.342512

  Longitude : 
-111.290326

  Elevation : 
4,800 feet

 



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