Canyon Point Campground is a large campground on the Mogollon Rim in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest that makes a good jumping off point for exploring the area. Canyon Point is a heavily developed campground just off Arizona Highway 260 that is shaded by tall Ponderosa Pines and offering access to epic views over the rim into the desert floor below. The campground has access to many recreational activities, such as boating, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking opportunities. Heavy rain is common during the summer monsoons, and often bring heavy thunderstorms.

Each campground includes a picnic table, fire ring, and access to bathrooms and showers. There are 32 campsites with electric hookups. Gas and camping supplies are available at Forest Lakes, 1 mile east.

Online Campsite Reservations

Canyon Point Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 106 Campsites
  • Standard Campsites $22/night, extra vehicle $11/night
  • Electric Hookup Campsites $26/night, extra vehicle $13/night
Use Level: Heavy
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Showers: Yes
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: 75 Feet
RV/Trailer Amenities: Dump Station
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open late May-October

Getting There

Geo Coordinates: 34.31981389, -110.8228889
Nearest City/Town: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 7600 Feet
Location: Coconino County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: Yes
Proximity to Stores: 1 miles to Forest Lakes
Directions: The entrance to Canyon Point Campground is located on State Highway 260 approximately 4.5 miles east of the Rim Visitor Information Station in or 19 miles west of Heber, Arizona.


Phone: (928)535-7300 Facebook:
Web: Apache Sitgreaves National Forest Twitter:
Reservations: Reserve America

When To Go

Summer –  Canyon Point Campground is a great escape from Phoenix in the summer, however later in the summer be prepared for rain, often heavy, through July and August.

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What To Do

Hiking and Mountain Biking- There are several scenic hiking trails around Canyon Point Campground, including a trail that leads to nearby Sinkhole Campground

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Image Credits: Devin Ford via Flickr

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