Tonto National Forest Camping

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Campgrounds in Tonto National Forest

Bob Bear Trail

Tonto National Forest

Burnt Corral Campground

Tonto National Forest

Cave Creek Group Site

Tonto National Forest

Cholla Campground

Tonto National Forest

Christopher Creek

Tonto National Forest

Frazier Group Campground

Tonto National Forest

Frazier Horse Campground

Tonto National Forest

Grapevine Group Campground

Tonto National Forest

Houston Mesa

Tonto National Forest

Kellner Group Campground

Tonto National Forest

Ponderosa Az

Tonto National Forest

Reynolds Creek Group Campground

Tonto National Forest

Salt River Canyon Wilderness Permit

Tonto National Forest

Schoolhouse Campground Az

Tonto National Forest

Sharp Creek

Tonto National Forest

Timber Camp Recreation Area And Group Campgrounds

Tonto National Forest

Tortilla Campground

Tonto National Forest

Windy Hill Campground

Tonto National Forest


A brief introduction to Tonto National Forest

Tonto National Forest Installs Automated Fee Machines

The Tonto National Forest has installed new Automated Fee Machines for your convenience at designated recreation sites. Starting Monday, August 14th 2017, the following campgrounds require camping passes to be bought at these fee machines. America the Beautiful Interagency Senior or Access Pass holders receive 50% discount (persons over 62 or have a permanent disability). The Tonto Daily Pass, Discovery Passes, and Interagency Passes are no longer accepted as a “camping” pass for these sites. Campsite fees must be purchased/paid at the designated fee machines.

Automated Fee Machine information


Automated Fee Machine Campsite, Location and Fee information

Permitted Outfitting and Guiding Companies

There are more than 80 companies permitted to provide high quality recreation opportunities on the Tonto National Forest. Most of these companies offer guided tours that provide the safety, knowledge, and experience of qualified guides with quality equipment, while others provide in-demand equipment and basic instruction for visitors to explore the Forest on their own. Activities include hiking, camping, canyoneering, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, motorized watercraft tours, jeep tours, UTV and ATV tours, road biking, and mountain biking.  Each company follows strict operating procedures, safety practices, and Forest Service regulations to protect the environment while working hard to ensure you have the most exciting recreational experience possible on the Tonto National Forest.

Below are the permitted outfitting and guiding companies on the Tonto National Forest. Call today to schedule your next adventure!

You can also check out our many Resorts and Marinas to find additional services such as fresh food, boat repair and storage, and shuttle services.

The Central Fire was a wildfire that burned in Tonto National Forest in Maricopa County, Arizona in the United States. The fire, which was first reported on June 20, 2020, burned a total of 4,499 acres (1,821 ha). It was contained on June 30, 2020 and was human caused.

Read more about Tonto National Forest at Wikipedia

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