The Reynolds Creek Group Campground is a rustic and secluded, creek side camp located on the Pleasant Valley Ranger District in the Tonto National Forest. The primitive group camping area is nestled between towering ponderosa pine at an elevation of 5,250 feet and provides a great base camp for a wide range of recreational activities including, hiking, fishing, hunting, and nature photography.
The site includes two large ramadas, eight picnic tables, group grill, one large metal campfire ring, and one vault toilet.
Bears can be present in the area. Please store food appropriately.
A combination code is needed to access the facility. Please check your confirmation letter for the combination code.
Fires are only allowed in the established steel fire rings of which there are four (4). Citations / tickets will be issued if fires are started in any other locations.
The group site is located adjacent to Reynolds Creek, which runs year round. Opportunities for wading, fishing, and hiking abound. Berry picking is a popular activity in the fall. A thick stand of ponderosa pine covers the group area, offering pleasant shade. A large meadow provides the perfect place for group activities and games.
Workman Creek is located two miles to the south and has cascading waterfalls and plenty of opportunities for berry picking in the fall. Hikers and equestrians can explore the area's majestic scenery on meandering trails.
The site is located between the Salome and Sierra Ancha Wilderness Areas and adjacent to the From the Desert to the Tall Pines National Scenic Byway. Two trailheads are located within a quarter mile of the campground and provide access to the Wilderness Areas as well as a lookout tower.
1009 East Highway 260 Payson AZ 85541
For campground inquiries, please call: 928-474-7900
From Young, drive 20 miles south on State Hwy. 288 (unpaved). Site is on the right and is signed. From Hwy 188, drive 27 miles north on State Hwy. 288 (partially paved).