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Bear Canyon Lake Campground
Map: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
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Bear Canyon Lake Campground, Arizona
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FIRE RESTRICTIONS: This site is OPEN but under Stage I wildfire restrictions.

Description: 7600ft elevation. Rustic, dispersed tent/trailer campsites are 1/4 mile from the lake. Is a popular hiking and fishing spot. Artificial lures only. Camp in designated dispersed areas only. Trail access is the only way to the lake for fishing and canoeing, and picnicking. 3 hiking trails are nearby, accessed from the forest roads close to the lake. The Apache is noted for its trout streams and high-elevation lakes and meadows. Wildlife viewing and hunting for Antelope, Black Bear, Turkey, Mule Deer and Trophy Elk. Scenic driving on the White Mtn and Coronado Trail Byways, and the dramatic Mogollon Rim. Hiking access to Blue Range Wilderness and Blue Ridge Recreation Trail.

Location: Located 38 miles SW of Heber on AZ 260 then north on Forest Routes 300 and 89.   Latitude: 34.4061447   Longitude: -111.0040198

Address: Black Mesa Ranger District
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
P.O. Box 968; 2748 East AZ Hwy 260
Overgaard, AZ  85933
Phone: (928) 535-7300

Season: May-October

Fee: no

Reservations: NO
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: No vehicle access within 1/4 mile. Electric boat motors only. Roads not cleared in winter.Pack out trash. 14 day stay limit.
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