- Number of Sites:
- 25 Sites
- 7100 feet
- Reservations not accepted.
DescriptionGood fishing and excellent views of the San Francisco Peaks characterize these lakeside campgrounds. Ashurst Lake is stocked with trout, bass and channel catfish and boasts enough wind to attract a fairly large following of windsurfers. The campground hugs the lakeshore with campsites huddled in a picturesque stand of gnarly old juniper trees and pinyon pines. One of Ashurst Lake's most notable characteristics is it ability to hold a high water level in drought years. That can be very important here in northern Arizona where less resilient lakes sometimes dry up.
In addition to fishing and board sailing, the lake offers excellent opportunities for birdwatching during the spring waterfowl migration. For a special treat look for white-faced ibises grazing in the shallows along with the cinnamon teal, pintails and other ducks. Bald eagles and osprey can also be seen in the area, along with a number of species of hawks and songbirds.
- Drinking Water
- Vault Toilets
- Cooking Grills
- Fire Rings
- Picnic Tables
- Boat Ramp
- Pets Allowed
Seasonal store closes after Labor Day.
Amenity list above may not be complete.
SeasonLate April - Mid-October
Location23 miles southeast of Flagstaff
- Total Sites:
- 25 Sites
More Site Details
- RV Hookups:
Pet PolicyPets must be restrained or on a leash.
Wildlife Watching (waterfowl, raptors)
Additional DetailsTents and small motor homes are permitted.
Ashurst permits trailers under 22''.
No horses allowed in the campground.
Motorbikes may only be used for entering or leaving campsite.
When these campgrounds are "closed" the public may still use them (No water available and only the boat ramp toilet is open).