Canyon Creek, AZ

US Forest Service

Canyon Creek

This campground of dispersed units is set in a mature stand of ponderosa pine with a mix of White and Douglas Fir. Canyon Creek is popular among anglers fishing for rainbow trout.  The Arizona Game...[more]




LOCATION AND ACCESS Creek Access Point #1 (OW Ranch Area): 23 miles northeast of Young. This stream is south of Airplane Flat and Upper Canyon Creek campgrounds. From Young, take State Hwy. 288/Forest Road (FR) 512/ Young Road north for 20 miles to FR 188. Turn right onto FR 188 (unpaved). Turn left on FR 188 and follow it for 3.4 miles to the stream.

Creek Access Point #2 (OW Ranch Area): 42miles east of Payson. From Payson, travel east 33 miles on State Hwy. 260 (paved). Turn right on Young Road/FR 512 (unpaved), and drive for 5 ½ miles to FR 188 (unpaved). Turn left on FR 188 and follow it for approximately 3 ½ miles to the stream.

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