CAMPING IN RIM COUNTRY

Mogollon Rim Campgrounds Woods Canyon Lake / Willow Springs Lake

Aspen Campground

This campground is one of seven in the Rim Lakes Recreation Area. It is composed of four loops in alternating meadow and wooded areas. It is large and rambling and offers several camping experiences and environments from grassy meadows to a rocky forest. 

Crook Campground

This group campground is situated in a tall ponderosa pine forest, approximately 3/4 of a mile from Woods Canyon Lake, which offers boating (electric motors only) and fishing opportunities. 

Mogollon Campground

Mogollon Campground, although not directly in the Woods Canyon Recreation area, sits just outside and is only 2 miles from the lake. For those who like spectacular views, this campground is one of the closest to the Mogollon Rim.

Rim Campground

Rim is situated close to the edge of the Mogollon Rim. Spectacular 100 mile views are seen from many vantage points along the rim.

Sinkhole Campground

Located in the ponderosa pine forest, this campground is within walking distance of Willow Springs Lake which provides boating and fishing opportunities. Hiking and mountain biking opportunities are nearby in the non-motorized Wildlife Area.

Spillway Campground

Spillway Campground is set among the ponderosa pine, oak and Douglas fir.

Woods Canyon Group Campground

Woods Canyon Group Campground is located a short walking distance from Woods Canyon Lake. Woods Canyon Lake is a scenic 52 acre lake surrounded by Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and oak. 

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Rim Lakes - Area Campgrounds

Bear Canyon Lake and Camping Area

As of Labor Day, 2015 Forest Road 89 and access to the west side of Bear Canyon Lake via Forest Road 89A are closed due to an active forest health project. Visitors are urged to call ahead for current conditions. 

Black Canyon Rim Campground

This campground is a favorite stopping place for those traveling on the General Crook National Recreation Trail. Fishing and boating (electric motors only) opportunities are popular at Black Canyon Lake which is located 3 miles northeast along Forest Road 86.

Canyon Point Campground

Canyon Point has 106 camping units with 32 units having electricity. Tents, trailers and motor homes up to 75 foot are all allowed at the campground. For those who need it, three family units are universally accessible. Larger families can be accommodated at the five double sites which can accommodate upto 16 people each.

Colcord Ridge

Situated within a mixed forest of Ponderosa pine, white and Douglas fir. Trout fishing -- 5 miles to the east of Canyon Creek Canyon Creek Fish Hatchery -- 5 miles east on FR 33. Wildlife includes: Black bear, elk, mountain lion, javelina and deer. No drinking water available.

Kehl Springs Campground

Kehl Springs Camp is located in a stand of ponderosa pines right at the brink of one of Arizona's most awesome geologic features, the Mogollon Rim.

Knoll Lake Campground

This secluded forest camp offers easy access to two features of high visitor interest. The first is Knoll Lake, a medium-sized body of water tucked away in a picturesque setting. People come here to fish for trout and tour the lake in small boats.

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Rim Lakes - Area Campgrounds

(just below the rim)

Airplane Flat

his campground of dispersed units is set in an open stand of mature Ponderosa pine. Canyon Creek is known for its trout fishing.