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Forked Pine Campground

Contact Info
Lake Mary Area, AZ

Phone:
928-526-0866
Basics
Number of Sites:
25 Sites
Elevation:
7100 feet
Reservations:
Reservations not accepted.

Description

Good fishing in Ashurst Lake and excellent views of the San Francisco Peaks characterize this lakeside campground. 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 eastern 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.

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.

Amenities

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
  • Vault Toilets
Special Features
  • Cooking Grills
  • Fire Rings
  • Picnic Tables
Additional Conveniences
  • Boat Ramp
  • Pets Allowed
Additional Notes

Toilets are barrier free.

Seasonal store closes after Labor Day.

Amenity list above may not be complete.

Details

Season
Late April - Mid-October
Location
24 miles southeast of Flagstaff
Elevation
7100 feet
Basic Info
Total Sites:
25 Sites
More Site Details
RV Hookups:
None
Pet Policy
Pets must be restrained or on a leash. Fishing
Windsurfing
Sightseeing
Wildlife Watching (waterfowl, raptors)
Additional Details
Tents and small motor homes are permitted.
Forked Pine permits trailers under 16'.

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).

Map + Directions

Basic Directions
Drive south 19 miles from Flagstaff on Forest Highway 3 (Lake Mary Road) then east about 5 miles on Forest Road 82E.

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