HORTON CREEK IN GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA
Horton Creek is a day use area only. Fishing hiking and swimming are the main draw to Horton Creek.
Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery is located just 3 miles north. There is a self guided tour of the facility.
There are 6 picnic use areas with grills. Fishing is available in both Horton Creek and Tonto Creek for rainbow trout.
The trailhead for Horton Creek Trail 285 is located in the Tonto Creek Campground.
During the fall this area is a great backdrop for photography due to its splendid color and crystal clear water.
There are several smaller waterfalls and large pools for water that are perfect for families to relax, pic nick and enjoy.