Promontory Pit Road Campground is a dispersed camping area along Rim Road (Forest Road 300), just above the Mogollon Rim in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. Camping at Promontory Pit Road Campground is wilderness experience, with no amenities available, and services 17 miles away in Forest Lakes. The campground has access to recreational opportunities at nearby Bear Canyon Lake, as well as numerous other activities and exploration opportunities along the rest of the Mogollon Rim
Promontory Pit Road Campground is a first-come, first-served campground, with no reservations accepted. There is no fee for camping at Promontory Pit Road Campground.
Promontory Pit Road Campground Features
|Number of Campsites:||Virtually unlimited|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Defined|
|Cell Phone Service:||None|
|Operating Season:||Campground open late spring – late fall, weather dependent|
Rim Road is closed during the winter, usually through April.
|Geo Coordinates:||34.37996111, -110.983675|
|Nearest City/Town:||Forest Lakes, Arizona|
|Location:||Coconino County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||20 miles to Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona|
|Directions:||From Heber, AZ take Arizona Highway 260 for 27 miles, turn right onto Forest Road 300 (Rim Road) which is located on the north side of the road directly across from the Rim Visitor Information Station. Travel for 10 miles. Promontory Pit Road Campground is located at the intersection of FR 300 and FR 34.|
|Web:||Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest||Twitter:|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First-come, First-served|
When To Go
Summer – Promontory Pit Road Campground is a secluded escape from the Phoenix desert heat, later in the summer to fall there are often afternoon monsoon thunderstorms that build up on the Mogollon Rim (which can be fun to experience also).
What To Do
Hiking – There is a large network of trails available in the area.