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Summary

Lewis Canyon Campground is a secluded group campsite located in the scenic White Mountains of eastern Arizona. It features a variety of activities such as hiking, horseshoes and mountain biking, as well as access to extensive wildlife and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. Summer temperatures are pleasant, but visitors should be prepared for afternoon thunderstorms during monsoon season.

Overview

Lewis Canyon is a large single-group campsite located in the scenic White Mountains region of eastern Arizona. With several amenities and activities, including hiking and horseshoes, the facility is great for family gatherings and other large groups.

Recreation

A variety of recreation opportunities are available from the campground, including hiking, a horseshoe pit, a baseball field and access to the beautiful and extensive White Mountain Trail System for hiking and mountain biking. Numerous Forest Service Roads nearby can accomodate OHV enthusiasts on a variety of terrain. 

Facilities

Lewis Canyon can accommodate up to 150 guests. The camping area is secluded, and is spaced around a large loop for the group to spread out. Vault toilets and a picnic area are provided.

Natural Features

Lewis Canyon Campground is located in a beautiful ponderosa pine setting with a large open field nearby. It sits at an elevation of approximately 6,600 feet in the Sitgreaves National Forest. Wildlife including turkey, elk and mule deer are often seen nearby.

Summer temperatures can be very pleasant because of the elevation. However, the summer monsoon season often brings afternoon thunderstorms from late June through August. Visitors should come prepared for rain and cool nighttime temperatures.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors can explore vistas and take part in many outdoor activities in the surrounding Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, which encompasses 2 million acres of magnificent mountain country in east-central Arizona and New Mexico.

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Campground Matrix

Set alerts at more campgrounds to increase your odds of getting a place to stay! Below is a list of the closest campgrounds supported on Campflare. Or, view all campgrounds in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.

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