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First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona

   

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When you go camping for a couple of days at a primitive campground such as this one you're really camping. Unsurprisingly it can be hard to get to a primitive campground such as this one, but it's worth the effort. It is incredibly pretty here at this primitive campground, and this is a primitive camp ground which naturally means that there are a small number of facilities. There's more to do near First Crossing Campground other than just hanging out such as playing golf, fishing, whitewater paddling, hiking, and swimming, so you won’t get bored. This camp ground is one of the great places to camp here in the Mogollon Rim Mountains.
This sector of Arizona has a splendid
 
    deal of outdoors activities offered. First Crossing Campground is frequently visited by residents of Payson.
There is so much cool stuff to do in close proximity to First Crossing Campground, and to be at this place is splendid
 fun any time.
A lot of people stay at First Crossing Campground in order to be in the neighborhood of Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Such a perfect selection of attractions and such a large number of things to do are sure to keep you coming back many times.
Get your sleeping bag packed and head out on the road; First Crossing Campground in Arizona is such a splendid spot. The US Route 87 to Verde River confluence portion has a length of 34 miles; you bump into this bit of whitewater on East Verde River. It's a type V+ bit. This part of East Verde River is good for those with lots of whitewater know-how. Don't ignore to check restrictions before you go paddling to ensure your
 
safety. A nice wilderness trail in possession of an elevation difference of 1,565 feet, and 2.7 miles long, can be found around here.  

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Other campgrounds near First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona:

   Water Wheel Campground, Gila County, 1 miles away
      
   Second Crossing Campground, Gila County, 1 miles away
      
   Third Crossing Campground, Gila County, 1 miles away
      
   Verde Glen, Payson, 2 miles away
      
   Houston Mesa Horse Camp, Payson, 5 miles away
      
   Houston Mesa - Tonto National Forest, Phoenix, 5 miles away
      
   Houston Mesa, Payson, 5 miles away
      
   Flowing Springs Campground, Gila County, 5 miles away
      
   Star Valley Mobile Home Park, Payson, 5 miles away
      
   East Verde River, Payson, 5 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona:

   East Verde River, Gila County, 5 miles away
      Class V+ - 34 miles long (US Route 87 to Verde River confluence)

   Tonto Creek, Gila County, 20 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 2 miles long (Box)

   Chevelon Creek, Coconino/ Navajo County, 25 miles away
      Class -blank- - 75 miles long (Woods Canyon Lake to Little Colorado River)

   Verde River, Yavapai County, 28 miles away
      Class I-III - 25 miles long (Childs to Horseshoe Reservoir)


Public Lands near First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona:

   Montezuma Castle National Monument, Camp Verde - AZ, 40 miles away
      
   Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale - AZ, 40 miles away
      
   Tonto National Monument, Roosevelt - AZ, 46 miles away
      
   Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Arizona, 11 miles away

   Coconino National Forest, Arizona, 25 miles away

   Tonto National Forest, Arizona, 25 miles away


Trails near First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona:

   Myrtle Trail, Gila County, 8 miles away
      2.7 hiking miles, 1565 feet elevation difference

   Highline Trail, Gila County, 9 miles away
      6.9 hiking miles, 2002 feet elevation difference

   Hells Gate Trail, Gila County, 11 miles away
      9.5 hiking miles, 2084 feet elevation difference

   Horton Creek Trail, Gila County, 14 miles away
      8.8 hiking miles, 722 feet elevation difference

   Old Mail Trail, Gila County, 16 miles away
       10.2 hiking miles, 2203 feet elevation difference

   North Peak Trail, Gila County, 16 miles away
       8.2 hiking miles, 2380 feet elevation difference

   Bear Flat Pleasant Valley Trail, Gila County, 18 miles away
      7.7 hiking miles, 1293 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona:

   Golf Club Chaparral Pines, Payson, 5 miles away

   Rim Golf Club, Payson, 6 miles away

   Payson Golf Course, Payson, 8 miles away


Lakes Near First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona:

   Potato Lake, Coconino County, 8 miles away

   Blue Ridge Reservoir, Coconino County, 14 miles away


Current weather conditions at First Crossing Campground, Mogollon Rim Mountains, Arizona
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Local climate location: BEAVER CREEK R S 10 miles away


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