These beautiful campgrounds stretch from the Houston Mesa Campground just outside of Payson, Arizona to Christopher Creek Campground, in the mountains near the Mogollon Rim.  New! See our Facebook pages below for video tours or view them on YouTube here:  Houston Mesa, Ponderosa, Christopher Creek, and Sharp Creek.


Awards

Houston Mesa Campground was named one of the Top 100 Family Campgrounds in America.

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News

  • 1st December 2014 Houston Mesa campground is now closed for the 2014 camping season, I just want to thank everybody for a wonderful year, we will reopen for camping February 1, 2015.
  • 27th October 2014 Houston Mesa CG will be open through Nov. 30, 2014, come enjoy Thanksgiving with us !!
  • 10th July 2014 Update: All campfire and smoking restrictions affecting the Tonto National Forest will be lifted, effective Friday, July 11, 2014, at 8:00 am. Please be careful with your campfires, never leave a live fire, always put it out with water.
  • 23rd May 2014 Update......propane campfires will be allowed during the fire restriction.
  • 23rd May 2014 FYI, stage two fire restrictions went in place for the Payson Ranger District at 8:00 am today, this means NO CAMPFIRES or open flames of any kind, no propane campfires, you may cook with a propane stove only.Please know this will last until lifted by the forest service.
  • 27th October 2014 Christopher Creek and Ponderosa Campgrounds will close for the 2014 season on Nov.2, come enjoy the last weekend of the season....fall colors are beautiful! Sharp Creek C.G. will close this Friday Oct.31, 2014, Thanks for a wonderful year.
  • 10th July 2014 Update: All campfire and smoking restrictions affecting the Tonto National Forest will be lifted, effective Friday July 11, 2014 at 8:00 am. Please be careful with your campfires and never leave a live fire, always put it out with water.
  • 23rd May 2014 Update.....propane campfires will be allowed during the fire restriction.
  • 23rd May 2014 FYI, stage two fire restrictions started at 8:00 am today, this means NO CAMPFIRES or open flames of any kind, no propane campfires, you may cook with a propane stove only. Please know this will last until lifted by the forest service.
  • 7th May 2014 Hi Campers, Just want to let you know that the bears are active this time of year, so please keep yourself and other campers safe by keeping your food in the food storage box or your vehicle when not using it, also do not hang your garbage in the trees, please put it in the bearproof dumpster. your Camp Host have information on each table for your safety. Happy Camping !!

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