From Phoenix: Take State Hwy 87 / Beeline Highway north for about 75 miles to its junction with State Hwy 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy 188 for 33.5 miles to the site (just after the visitor center on the left, watch for campground sign). From Mesa: Take State Hwy 87 / Beeline Highway north for about 61 miles to its junction with State Hwy 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy 188 for 33.5 miles to the site (just after the visitor center on the left, watch for campground sign). From Globe area: Take State Hwy 188 north for about 30 miles to the site (just past the Roosevelt Work Center on the right, watch for campground sign). All routes are paved.
TONTO BASIN RANGER DISTRICT (602) 225-5395
BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING
The campground overlooks Roosevelt Lake and is nestled in the saguaro cactus-studded Sonoran Desert.
In addition to camping, horseback riders, hikers, and mountain bikers can access the Arizona National Scenic Trail from the campground via the Frazier Trail. There are many other trails in the area.
Frazier’s large open parking area accommodates trailers and pull vehicles arranged in a variety of parking configurations. Facilities include vault toilets, a shelter with group-sized picnic tables, grills, and fire rings, a watering trough, and water hydrants.
At an elevation of 2,200 feet, the group site has stunning views of the blue water and sunsets against three mountainous wilderness areas.
Multiple opportunities for enjoying spectacular scenery and learning about the area’s pre-history, history, flora, fauna, or geology include visiting Tonto National Monument cliff dwellings (National Park Service), driving portions of the Apache Trail Historic Road (State Hwy 88) and Desert to Tall Pines Scenic Road (State Hwy 288) or visiting the Tonto Basin Visitors Center.