Los Burros Campground is a small remote campground located on the eastern edge of Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest near an meadow surrounded by Aspen trees. Los Burros Campground is home to a former Forest Service Ranger Station with an old barn and a corral that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. There are lots of trails that are great for mountain biking in the area around the campground.

There are 10 campsites at Los Burros Campground have a picnic table, fire ring, and access to vault toilets. All campsites at Scott Reservoir are first-come, first-served, with no reservations accepted. There is no fee for camping at Scott Reservoir Campground.

Los Burros Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized, Primitive
Number of Campsites: 10 semi-developed campsites
Cost: Free
Use Level: Light
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: None
Toilets: Yes – Vault Toilets
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: Yes
RV/Trailer Length: 22 Feet
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open year-round, but may be restricted during winter snow season.

Getting There

Geo Coordinates: 34.140889, -109.777310
Nearest City/Town: Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
Elevation: 7804 Feet
Location: Apache County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: None
Proximity to Stores: 17 miles to Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
Directions: From McNary, Arizona take the gravel road north (Forest Road 224) through the White Mountain Apache Reservation about 7 miles to the signed turnoff to Los Burros; turn right and proceed about 1/4 mile to Los Burros Campground.


Phone: (928) 368-2100
Web: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest Twitter:
Reservations: Not Accepted

When To Go

Summer – Fall –  Los Burros Campground offers summer recreational opportunities hiking and mountain biking, as well as exploring the rest of the eastern Mogollon Rim.

The location could not be found.

What To Do

Hiking and Mountain Biking – There are several trails near Los Burros Campground that connect to a network of other trails in the area.

Image Credits:

Previous articleScott Reservoir Campground
Next articleBrown Creek Campground
Justin is an IT Professional, focused on cloud, mobile, and infrastructure management and security with his consulting business, as well as chief bottle washer for this website. In addition to NextCampsite.com, Justin also runs and writes for the technology infrastructure-focused blog OddJobsInTech.com, and the mobile device-focused blog EnterpriseMobileDevice.com.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here