The Moqui Group Campground sits in a beautiful setting surrounded by ponderosa, oak, and aspen at an elevation of 6,915′. The campground consists of 3 individual group sites: Simmons, Spooner, and Ernst. Each site can accomodate up to 50 people offering picnic tables, fire rings, grills, vault tolets, trash collections, and piped drinking water. For groups larger than 50 people, multiple sites can be reserved. The Simmons and Spooner Group sites can each accomodate a maximum of 3 trailers or RV’s up to 22′. The Earnst Group site is best suited for tents and smaller equipment.
Many visitors spend time relaxing and exploring the area. The nearby C.C. Cragin Reservoir and Knoll Lake offer opportunities for water based recreation, while the Arizona National Scenic Trail, General Crook National Recreation Trail, and historic Cabin Loop Trail System offer opportunities for hikers, bicyclist, and equestrian users. There are also several Fire Lookout Towers in the area.
The group sites include fire rings, grills, picnic tables, vault toilets, trash collection, and piped drinking water.
The campground is in a forested setting. The nearby Mogollon RIm is one of the most striking geologic features in the state. This steep escarpment, measured in thousands of feet, stretches from New Mexico diagonally accross two thirds of Arizona and offers sweeping views of the landscape.
The community of Happy Jack, Arizona has a gas station, two convenience stores and two restaurants.
From Flagstaff, Arizona, drive 55 miles south on FH 3 (Lake Mary Road) to AZ 87 at Clints Well. Turn left onto AZ 87 Drive approximately 9 miles to milepost 298.8. Turn right on FR 138 and drive about one mile to the campground.
From Payson, Arizona, drive 46 miles north on AZ 87 toward Winslow. Turn right onto FR 138 and drive about one mile to the campground.
GPS Coordinates 34°35’46.1″N 111°11’55.2″W