Black Canyon Rim Campground (Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, AZ)

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

Black Canyon Rim Campground has 20 sites of varying sizes. All sites can accommodate tents and pop-up campers. Some sites are suitable for pull trailers, 5th-wheel trailers, and motorhomes up to 40 feet.

Each campsite offers a campfire ring with grill and picnic table. Additional amenities include accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash service. Access is on both sand and gravel roads. A campground host is available at the site.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Black Canyon Rim Campground is sheltered among towering ponderosa pines and located in an area that is relatively flat and sandy.

A herd of wild horses is often seen running through the area and stopping at Black Canyon Lake for water.

Nearby Attractions

Gas, phone, and groceries are available 8 miles west at Forest Lakes or 13 miles east at Heber.


Fishing and boating (electric motors) are available on Black Canyon Lake, approximately 2.5 miles northeast of the campground. The historic grave site of Stott, Scott, and Wilson, three young men lynched during the Pleasant Valley War is located within walking distance.

This campground is a favorite stopping place for those traveling on the General Crook National Recreation Trail.

Contact Information


P.O. Box 2337 Overgaard AZ 85933

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 9285359859

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Located 13 miles west of Heber, Arizona. From Forest Lakes, travel east on Highway 260 for approximately 1 mile. Turn south on Forest Road 300 and travel approximately 2.4 miles. The campground is located at the intersection of Forest Roads 300 and 86.

Available Campsites

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