At 5500′ feet elevation, Upper Tonto Creek campground is first-come, first-serve (no reservations and is located in a nice forest of pine and oak trees. The campground has vault toilets and water. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grill. It’s a popular campground for those wanting to escape the desert heat and explore the Mogollon Rim area. Outdoor recreation activities include fishing, hiking, biking, picnicking, exploring nearby historic sites and wildlife viewing.
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This site is 17 miles northeast of Payson. From Payson, travel 16 miles east on State Hwy. 260. Just east of mile marker 268 at Kohl’s Ranch, turn left (north) on Forest Road (FR) 289. Travel one mile and turn right into the site.
- BBQ Grills
- Campsite Tables
- Drinking Water
- Fire Rings
- Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
- Bird Watching
- Historic Sites
- Nature Trails
- Wildlife Viewing
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