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Hosted Camping Locations

"We Know Where to Go"

Our goal is to make going camping easy by providing a platform for you to create an enjoyable and memorable camping experience.

Below is a list of dispersed camping locations that we recommend for your camping trip with AZ Places. Locations are accessible by a standard vehicle and are within 1 to 3 hours surrounding Phoenix, Arizona.

Check our recommended locations by season below for a location that fits your interest. If this is not enough, you can browse our complete directory of AtoZ places for additional options.

Do note, some locations may have a entrance or use fee and locations beyond 150 miles require an additional fee.

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Spring

Mid February to Late April

Bear Flat

Arizona

Bear Flat

Arizona

Gila County

1 hour 45 minutes

100 miles

Bear Flat

C. C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir

Arizona

C. C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir

Arizona

Coconino County

2 hours 35 minutes

136 Miles

C. C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Arizona

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Arizona

Pima County

2 hours 30 minutes

156 miles

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Bradshaw City

Arizona

Bradshaw City

Arizona

Yavapai County

2 hours 40 minutes

104 miles

Bradshaw City

Happy Jack

Arizona

Happy Jack

Arizona

Coconino County

2 hours 30 minutes

140 miles

Happy Jack

Alamo Lake Wildlife Area

Arizona

Alamo Lake Wildlife Area

Arizona

La Paz County

2 hours 45 minutes

160 miles

Alamo Lake Wildlife Area

Bear Canyon Lake

Arizona

Bear Canyon Lake

Arizona

Coconino County

2 hours 30 minutes

134 miles

Bear Canyon Lake

Overgaard (Forest Road 124)

Arizona

Overgaard (Forest Road 124)

Arizona

Navajo County

2 hours 45 minutes

153 miles

Overgaard (Forest Road 124)
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Additional Fee for entry and/or camping.

+ Time & Distance from Downtown

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Dry Summer

May & June

Lava River Cave

Cave, Exploring

Arizona

Coconino County

C. C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir

Lake, Recreation, Hiking, Desert, Exploring, Fishing, Camping

Arizona

Coconino County

2 hours 35 minutes

136 Miles

West Fork

Fishing, River, Forest, Hiking, Camping

Arizona

Apache County

4 hours 45 minutes

231 miles

Bear Flat

Fishing, River, Forest, Hiking, Camping

Arizona

Gila County

1 hour 45 minutes

100 miles

Happy Jack

Forest, Camping, Hiking, Exploring

Arizona

Coconino County

2 hours 30 minutes

140 miles

Bear Canyon Lake

Lake, Forest, Fishing, Hiking, Camping

Arizona

Coconino County

2 hours 30 minutes

134 miles

Overgaard (Forest Road 124)

Hiking, Camping, Forest, Exploring

Arizona

Navajo County