Pine Flat Campground is a popular summer camping spot located deep in Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon under the shade of tall pine trees. There are multiple activities around the campground. Oak Creek runs alongside the campground and offers fishing and there are several hiking trails in the area that lead to scenic vistas at the top of the canyon. Slide Rock State Park is also nearby and offers access to one of the best swimming holes and natural water recreation parks in the country.

There are 56 campsites at Pine Flat Campground with a fire ring and picnic table. There is a vault toilet and drinking water on site as well. The campground is open spring through fall.

Pine Flat Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 56 Campsites
Cost:
  • Single Campsite: $22 per night for a maximum of 8 people per campsite.
  • 2nd vehicle: $10 per vehicle, per night -space permitting
Use Level: Very High
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes – Vault Toilet available
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: 32 Feet
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: Yes
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground Open Spring – Late Fall
Other:

Getting There

Address:
Geo Coordinates:

35.012417, -111.738583

Nearest City/Town: Oak Creek, Arizona
Elevation: 5545 Feet
Location: Coconino County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: Yes
Proximity to Stores: 12 Miles
Directions:
From Sedona:

Take State Route 89A for 12 miles north. Pine Flat Campground can be found on both sides of the road.

 

Connect

Phone: 928-203-2900
Web: Coconino National Forest
Reservations: via Recreation.gov

When To Go

Spring and Late Fall – Pine Flat Campground is packed in the summertime. Early spring and late fall are the times to go. During peak season the campground will fill up pretty early on weekends and holidays. Your best bet to get a spot here is to go on a weekday to secure a weekend spot.

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 07/21 20%
High 91° / Low 70°
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Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunday 07/22 20%
High 95° / Low 73°
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Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 95F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Monday 07/23 20%
High 98° / Low 74°
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 98F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 07/24 20%
High 98° / Low 74°
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Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 98F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Wednesday 07/25 0%
High 99° / Low 75°
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 99F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Thursday 07/26 10%
High 96° / Low 73°
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Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 96F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Be Sure to Bring

What To Do

Hiking  – There is a trail next to the campground that leads to the top of the canyon and offers some scenic views, especially for sunrise & sunset.

Slide Rock State Park  – This natural water park is just up the road and is a great place to cool off in the summer. Be prepared for crowds though in the summer.

Grasshopper Point – This is a great alternative to Slide Rock for playing in the water. Located about 10 miles south of Pine Flat, it is a more relaxing swimming spot with hiking trails along the creek.

 

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