Horseshoe (Az)

Tonto National Forest



Horseshoe Campground offers 12 camp sites with picnic tables, fire pits, vault toilets, and stunning views of the Verde River and surrounding mountains. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis and is perfect for families looking to take advantage of the nearby attractions such as Horseshoe Lake, Horseshoe Dam, and the Catfish Point Day Use Site.


Horseshoe Campground is farther up the road from Mesquite Campground. Offering more developed campground sites with picnic tables, fire pits and access to the Verde River at campsite 11 and 12. The gorgeous vistas of surrounding mountains and the Verde River are offered along the path for families to enjoy. Most campsites are less shaded than the favored 11 and 12 campsites, so please feel free to bring canopies and coolers to provide shade during the day. This site has large mesquite trees providing shade. Bald eagles are frequently seen in this vicinity. 

This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature.


If this option is available, you will need to first download the free mobile app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.


Campground Camping

- There are 12 camp sites with fire rings, picnic tables, and vault toilets.

- There are NO TRASH SERVICES. Please pack out whatever you pack in.

- Maximum occupancy per individual camp unit is 10.

- Maximum number of vehicles per individual camp unit is three. All vehicles must completely fit within the designated parking area.

- Check-in time is 12:00 pm, and check-out time is 10:00 am.

Nearby Attractions

Horseshoe Lake, Horseshoe Dam, Mesquite Campground, Catfish Point Day Use Site 


For facility specific information, please call (480) 595-3300.
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