The Moqui Group Campground sits in a beautiful setting surrounded by ponderosa, oak, and aspen at an elevation of 6,915'. The campground consists of 3 individual group sites: Simmons, Spooner, and Ernst. Each site can accomodate up to 50 people offering picnic tables, fire rings, grills, vault tolets, trash collections, and piped drinking water. For groups larger than 50 people, multiple sites can be reserved. The Simmons and Spooner Group sites can each accomodate a maximum of 3 trailers or RV's up to 22'. The Earnst Group site is best suited for tents and smaller equipment.
The group sites include fire rings, grills, picnic tables, vault toilets, trash collection, and piped drinking water.
The Moqui Group Campground will open two of three group sites beginning 5/13/21. Only SImmons and Spooner sites will be available.
Check-in time is 2 p.m.; check-out time is 12 p.m.
No utility hookups or dump station
Trash service is provided
Horses are not allowed in the campground
No amplified music or public address systems allowed
Off-road vehicles may only be driven to enter and leave the campground
Campground roads and parking spurs are gravel
Vehicles must remain on gravelled surfaces
RV's and Trailers up to 22' are allowed at Simmons and Spooner 3 maximun at each site
Ernst is limited to tents, pop-up campers, camper vans, and pickup campers
Pets must be on a leash or confined at all times and never left unattended
Coconino National Forest Click here for more information on Coconino National Forest
Don't Move Firewood Prevent the spread of tree killing pests-s bobtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org
The campground is in a forested setting. The nearby Mogollon Rim is one of the most striking geologic features in the state. This steep escarpment, measured in thousands of feet, stretches from New Mexico diagonally accross two thirds of Arizona and offers sweeping views of the landscape.
The community of Happy Jack, Arizona has a gas station, two convenience stores and two restaurants.
Many visitors spend time relaxing and exploring the area. The nearby C.C. Cragin Reservoir and Knoll Lake offer opportunities for water based recreation, while the Arizona National Scenic Trail, General Crook National Recreation Trail, and historic Cabin Loop Trail System offer opportunities for hikers, bicyclist, and equestrian users. There are also several Fire Lookout Towers in the area.
8738 Ranger Rd Happy Jack AZ 86024
For campground inquiries, please call: 928-477-2255
From Flagstaff, Arizona, drive 55 miles south on FH 3 (Lake Mary Road) to AZ 87 at Clints Well. Turn left onto AZ 87 Drive approximately 9 miles to milepost 298.8. Turn right on FR 138 and drive about one mile to the campground.
From Payson, Arizona, drive 46 miles north on AZ 87 toward Winslow. Turn right onto FR 138 and drive about one mile to the campground.
GPS Coordinates 34°35'46.1"N 111°11'55.2"W