Camping in Aravaipa Canyon

 

Aravaipa Canyon

 

Aravaipa's outstanding scenery, desert fish and wildlife, rich history, and opportunities for primitive recreation will remain free from the influence of man and are protected in this condition for future generations. Its 19,410 acres beckon adventurers who yearn for solitude and scenic splendor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Bureau of Land Management

Safford Field Office

711 14th Avenue

Safford, AZ 85546-3337

928.348.4400

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Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

 

Before highways and railways, before pioneers, even before columbus...the land we know as the United STates was truly a vast wilderness.

 

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Before highways and railways, before pioneers, even before Columbus.....the land we know as the United States was truly a vast wilderness. To protect these last remaining areas, Congress created the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. Aravaipa's outstanding scenery, desert fish and wildlife, rich history, and opportunities for primitive recreation will remain free from the influence of man and are protected in this condition for future generations. Its 19,410 acres beckon adventurers who yearn for solitude and scenic splendor.

Fourmile Canyon Campground

 

Situated near Aravaipa Creek, this campground is convenient to the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness.

 

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Situated near Aravaipa Creek, this campground is convenient to the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. Fourmile Canyon Campground is a year-round area located in Klondyke, just 0.75 mile southwest of the site on Fourmile Canyon Road. This is a 10-unit campground with tables, grills, toilets, water, and trash cans, but no hookups. Daily fees are charged. Camping also is permitted on adjacent public lands with no facilities. Lodging is available in small towns near each end of the wilderness.

 

Location: Travel 13 miles west of Safford on I-70, and exit at Aravaipa/ Klondyke Road. Turn left & go 32 miles to Klondyke. The campground is in Klondyke, .75 mile southwest of Fourmile Canyon Road.