Springerville, AZ Campgrounds

Springerville, AZ Campgrounds
Springerville is located in the northern corner of eastern Arizona. It is the largest town in the region and many campers and tourists flock here in the summer to take advantage of the scenery, campgrounds, and hundreds of hiking and cycling opportunities. A number of campgrounds provide different levels of service, from primitive sites to those with hot indoor showers and paved parking spots.

Benney Creek Campground

The Benney Creek campground lies west of Springerville. It is a small, primitive campground with 24 sites for tent camping and trailers less than 24 feet long. The site has vault toilets, drinking water, picnic tables and fire rings. Benney Creek is close to Mount Baldy, the second highest mountain in Arizona, at 11,400 feet. Access to the Benney Creek Campground is from Highway 260, the major east-west highway in this part of Arizona.

This highway and the road into the campground afford bicycle riders a good place to ride. Hikers can enjoy the trail from the campground to the Bunch Reservoir, and also explore the area between the campground and the small town of Greer, which lies to the south. Once in Greer, hikers can follow a trail that parallels the Little Colorado River all the way to Mount Graham, ending up at Sheep's Crossing, the gateway for hiking to the top of this mountain, according to the Arizona Trailblazers website.

Benney Creek Campground

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

P.O. Box 760

Springerville AZ 85938




Luna Lake Campground

A larger campground is located south of Springerville at Luna Lake. With 50 campsites and three group campsites, the campground provides fire rings, cooking grills, picnic tables, vault toilets, and drinking water. Luna Lake is a popular place to fish. The elevation at Luna Lake is nearly 8,000 feet.

Blue River Road is close to this campground where bicyclists can tour the Blue Primitive Area and hikers can access dozens of easy-to-challenging trails for hiking or backpacking. Bicycles or motorized vehicles of any kind are not allowed on the trails in this primitive area.

Luna Lake Campground

U.S. Hwy. 180 and Forest Road 570



Rolf Hoyer Campground

The Rolf Hoyer Campground has 91 spaces for RV or tent camping. This campground is west of Springerville and has flush toilets, hot showers, fire rings, picnic tables and grills. It is across the road from a small lake where people can mountain bike, hike, boat or fish.

The campground is close enough to Greer to easily walk to town or access the Little Colorado River's hiking trail to go to Sheep's Crossing. The elevation of the campground is 8,300 feet. The highway leading to the campground provides excellent road biking conditions for riders who enjoy a varied ride because of the many grade changes.

Rolf Hoyer Campground

County Road 1120

Greer, AZ 85927




Article Written By Jackie Johnson

Jackie Johnson is a published writer and professional blogger, and has a degree in English from Arizona State University. Her background in real estate analysis prepared her for objective thinking, researching and writing.

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