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ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
APACHE NATIONAL FOREST
UPPER BLUE CAMPGROUND
LATITUDE: N 3341.631
LONGITUDE: W 10904.321
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Views from Blue River Road
Views from Blue River Road

Blue River Road
Blue River Road

Blue River Road
Blue River Road

Blue River Road is extremely scenic,
with canyons, cliffs and mountain views.
It was worth driving this road just for the
scenic views.

Blue River Road
Blue River Road
Between MP 25 - 26

Sign for Upper Blue Campground
Sign for Upper Blue Campground

Picnic Table
Picnic Table at Upper Blue Campground

Firering
Firering at Upper Blue Campground

Picnic Tables
Metal Firerings
Vaulted Toilet
Picnic Shelters

Elk on Blue River Road
Elk on Blue River Road
There were about a dozen elk...

Blue River Road
Blue River Road

DIRECTIONS:
From Alpine, AZ
Hwy.180 East for 3 miles
Turn south on County Rd.2104 / Blue River Road
Upper Blue Campground is 13 1/2 miles

Can be accessed from Hwy.191, but the
road is rougher and it was bad weather
this day...

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Rough Dirt Roads
Mountain grades and curves
Best to be avoided in bad weather
RVs Not Recommended

Know the weather forecast and be prepared.
Extreme winter conditions possible...

ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS
Established campgrounds in Apache NF
(These are free campgrounds)
EAST FORK BLACK RIVER
GRANVILLE CAMPGROUND
HANNAGEN MEADOW
JUAN MILLER CAMPGROUND
KP CIENGA CAMPGROUND
PUEBLO PARK CAMPGROUND
STRAYHORSE CAMPGROUND
UNKNOWN CAMPGROUND
UPPER BLUE CAMPGROUND

Rattlesnake
Rattlesnake Skin

RATTLESNAKE FACTS
We have seen several rattlesnakes in the area.
Mostly they were crossing the road and didn't
pose a threat.

BEAR FACTS

PHOTO HERE
Blue Vista on Hwy.191
LATITUDE: N 3333.889
LONGITUDE: W 10921.210

The mountain views are a replica of the Great
Smokey Mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway
Feels like you could be standing in Tennessee.

Moreno Mine
Morenci Mine on Hwy.191

The World's largest cooper mine???

Arizona Wildflowers
Arizona Wildflowers

Land Parcels
Land Parcels less than $250 per acre
Hwy.191 north from Eagar, AZ (2004)

Land Parcels
Land parcels for sell... see sign above

PHOTO HERE
White Mountain Arch. Ctr. and
Raven Site Ruins

PHOTO HERE
Lyman State Park

Also see: BISTI WILDERNESS
Also see:
COCHISE STRONGHOLD
Also see:
COCHISE STRONGHOLD WEST
Also see:
MESCAL
Also see:
MOGOLLON / HWY 260
Also see:
MOGOLLON / HWY 87
Also see:
MOGOLLON / HWY 99
Also see:
TURKEY CREEK ROAD

Cookie at Blue Vista
Cookie at Blue Vista
Snow on ground March 25, 2004

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Campground photos from August 6, 2009

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Free campgrounds and camping
ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
APACHE NATIONAL FOREST
UPPER BLUE CAMPGROUND