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2012 Best Campgrounds for Kids in Arizona

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Cave Springs (Oak Creek - Sedona)

Cave Springs Campground is located at the northern end of Sedona's famous Oak Creek Canyon, 11 miles from the 89A turnoff in Sedona. Cave Springs is the largest campground along scenic Oak Creek. There is enough room for the kids to burn off the extra energy and fishing is right on your doorstep if you reserve a site along the creek.

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Fool Hollow (Showlow)

Fool Hollow is a monster of a campground. Virtually everything you would need is available, including showers, electric hookups and a dump station. The 150 acre lake is set just a couple of miles west of Show Low and is extremely popular with local fishermen.

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Manzanita (Oak Creek - Sedona)

Manzanita Campground is located just south of Slide Rock State Park in scenic Oak Creek Canyon. The campground is located right on Oak Creek. 19 campsites are small and some are now reservable. Come early and during the weekdays to have a chance at one of these prime campsites. The camp area is so small that there no room for RV's. Only one vehicle is allowed per site.

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Spillway (Mogollon Rim - Woods Canyon Lake)

Woods Canyon Lake, the most popular camping area in the entire state, has much to offer. Virtually every amenity is either available on site or within a few miles. The Spillway Campground set just above the lake and has 26 campsites all very closely knit. This campground is by reservation only. The campground is well shaded by ponderosa pine, oak, aspen and douglas firs.

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Christopher Creek (Mogollon Rim)

Set below the Mogollon Rim just off of S.R. 260, Christopher Creek Campground has 43 units that are on both sides of Christopher Creek. The main campsite is first come first served only.

A group campsite holds 25 people and is by reservation only.

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Airplane Flat (Mogollon Rim)

Airplane Flat Campground is one of those campgrounds described as dispersed. The name comes from an old plane crash in the past. You will need to be self contained including water when you come back to this out of the way campground.

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Pacheta Lake (White Mountains - Apache Tribe)

Pacheta Lake is a gem of a lake deep in the White Mountains. Fishing in the area is outstanding, The fishing pressure is low even during the holidays in the summer so a 16 - 18 inch rainbow or brown is not uncommon.

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Cholla Recreation Site (Roosevelt Lake)

Cholla Recreation Site Campground is located 6 miles north of Roosevelt Dam. 206 campsites are available in the largest solar powered campground in the United States. Each site has shade ramadas, firepits, grills, and picnic tables. Scattered throughout the campground are playgrounds, showers and toilet facilites.

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