GLOBE RANGER DISTRICT - CAMPING

 

The Globe Ranger District is located north, south, and west of the city of Globe, and borders both the Fort Apache and San Carlos Indian Reservations. It is located at the “Bottom,” of the forest, being the district that is furthest south. The district consists of approximately 450,000 acres (approximately 182,000 hectares) of Desert, Chaparral, and Pinyon-Juniper types of vegetation, as well as a small area of Ponderosa Pine. The Upper Salt River flows through much of this district. The Globe district of Tonto National Forest is notable for the horseback riding and hiking opportunities. There are many amazing trails available that offer a genuine desert-landscape scenery.

 

Contact Information:

Address: 7680 S. Six Shooter, Canyon Rd., Globe, Arizona 85501
Phone: (928) 402-6200
Fax: (928) 402-6292

CAMPGROUND CAMPING

 

Jones Water Primitive Campground

Jones Water is a small primitive site nestled in a riparian area. It is an ideal dispersed camping site that allows for a fun weekend getaway.

Oak Flat

Campground

Oak Flat campground is located in the rolling hills near Devil’s Canyon. There is an abundance of large oak trees that provide natural shade and bouldering.

Pinal & Upper Pinal Campgrounds

Hiking trails are extensive in this area. At least eight trails can be found within one mile of Pinal and Upper Pinal offering spectacular views.

Pioneer Pass

Camping Area

Set in the cool Pinal Mountains South of Pioneer Pass is the Squaw Springs Trail that leads to Pinal Peak along with the East Mountain Trail.

Sulphide Del Rey Campground

Sulphide Del Rey was once a site of an old mining company. The miners lived here to escape the heat of the lower elevations.  Great wildlife viewing here.

Photo Credit Tonto National Forest

Upper Tonto Creek Campground

The union of Tonto and Horton Creeks is at the north end of the campground. Fishing in both creeks is a popular sport.  Horton and Derrick trail heads are here.

Photo Credit  Ryasblog

DISPERSED CAMPING

 
None at this time

GROUP CAMPING

 

Kellner

Group Site

It sits at the base of the Pinal Mountains will access to a riparian area of Kellner Canyon, which frequently has a small stream running through it.

Timber Camp Recreation Area and Group Campgrounds

Oak Flat campground is located in the rolling hills near Devil’s Canyon. There is an abundance of large oak trees that provide natural shade and bouldering.

Photo Credit Tonto National Forest

RV CAMPING

 

Gila County
RV Campground

Enjoy great scenery within walking distance of shops and restaurants in the Historic Downtown District of Globe. Enjoy grass, wifi and batting cages.

Photo Credit:  Gila County RV Park

Timber Camp Recreation Area and Group Campgrounds

Located within the Timber Camp Mountains and surrounded by a ponderosa pine and juniper woodland, it offers one of the largest group sites.

Photo Credit Tonto National Forest

Oak Flat

Campground

Oak Flat campground is located in the rolling hills near Devil’s Canyon. There is an abundance of large oak trees that provide natural shade and bouldering.

Photo Credit Tonto National Forest