The campsites are described as open under a canopy of ponderosa pines. There are three camping areas that can support groups of 24 to 32 persons. The campground will accept tents, trailers, and small mobile campers up to 24 feet in length. There are amenities available that include campfire rings, drinking water, a dump station, trash collection, and a camp host. There are bears in the area, so it is critical to adhere to all food storage rules. You can pick up firewood in the park. There are no hook-ups or utilities, but the campground provides trash collection.
The campground is at an elevation of 8,250 feet. Be cautioned to use care when climbing from lower elevations. You will find wildlife about the campground. Chipmunks, squirrels, elk, mule deer, and bear are often discovered by visitors here. Hikers may choose to take in the Squirrel Springs Trail. If you like to fish, there are some excellent options. You can toss a line into the nearby creek and lake. You just might catch a trout to take back to your campsite for dinner. Or, you can take a drive along the White Mountain and Coronado Trail Scenic Byways.
The area has a rainy season from June through August that is known to have thunderstorms. Check the weather service before camping here. There are two million miles of nature to explore in the nearby Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. Peak season is from May to September.
Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash at all times. Be prepared to show proof of rabies vaccinations at check-in. Never leave your pet unattended. Dogs are not allowed on beaches, on pavilions, or in buildings. Always clean up after your pet and deposit the doggie-doo bag in the appropriate place.