Black Canyon Rim (Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Az)

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest



Black Canyon Rim Campground is a perfect spot for nature lovers, with 20 sites situated among towering ponderosa pines, a campground host, accessible vault toilets, and a nearby lake for fishing and boating. Wild horses can often be seen running through the area and stopping at the lake for water. It's also conveniently located near Forest Lakes and Heber for gas, phone, and groceries.


Black Canyon Rim Campground has 20 sites of varying sizes. All sites can accommodate tents and pop-up campers. Some sites are suitable for pull trailers, 5th-wheel trailers, and motorhomes up to 40 feet.


Fishing and boating (electric motors) are available on Black Canyon Lake, approximately 2.5 miles northeast of the campground. The historic grave site of Stott, Scott, and Wilson, three young men lynched during the Pleasant Valley War is located within walking distance.

This campground is a favorite stopping place for those traveling on the General Crook National Recreation Trail.


Each campsite offers a campfire ring with grill and picnic table. Additional amenities include accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash service. Access is on both sand and gravel roads. A campground host is available at the site.

Natural Features

Black Canyon Rim Campground is sheltered among towering ponderosa pines and located in an area that is relatively flat and sandy.

A herd of wild horses is often seen running through the area and stopping at Black Canyon Lake for water.

Nearby Attractions

Gas, phone, and groceries are available 8 miles west at Forest Lakes or 13 miles east at Heber.


For facility specific information, please call (928) 535-0181.
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