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ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
DIVERSION DAM RECREATION AREA
SALT RIVER DIVERSION DAM REC. AREA
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Salt River
Salt River

Bridge over Salt River
Bridge over Salt River

This area of Arizona has exceptionally
incredible landscapes. Organ Pipe cactus
stand guard against backdrops of rugged
mountains.

DIVERSION DAM
Free Camping and Recreation Area.
Primitive Campsites.
Vaulted toilets and garbage service.
14 day camping limit.

THANK YOU FOR OBSERVING THESE RULES

  • Parking only in designated areas.
  • Vehicles restricted to numbered roads,
    parking lots and open river banks.
  • Overnight parking is permitted.
  • Camp away from parking lots.
  • No discharging firearms.
  • Pets must be on leash.

Eucalyptus Parking Area has some good
tent sites along the sandy banks of the
Salt River. RV's could park in the paved
parking area. There were too many people,
but it makes a good rest area.

Diversion Dam Map
Map of Diversion Dam Recreation Area

The above map is incomplete, but gives
an idea of the layout of Diversion Dam
Recreation Area.

Highway 288 north from Salt River
Highway 288 north from Salt River

DIRECTIONS:
From Globe take Hwy 60 west a couple miles.
Take Hwy.188 north to Hwy 288.
Salt River is a couple miles.

SEASON:
Open year round

Elevation of 2,200'

Tonto Basin Ranger District
Tonto National Forest
Hwy. 88 HCO 2 Box 4800
Roosevelt, AZ 85545
928-467-3200

Theodore Roosevelt Dam
Theodore Roosevelt Dam
Junction of Hwy.188 and Hwy.88

Water at Roosevelt Lake Rec. Area
Showers at Roosevelt Lake Rec. Area $2
There is an entrance fee...

Tonto National Monument
Tonto National Monument
Hwy. 188

There is obscene amounts of litter. Bottles
and cans everywhere. Candy wrappers and
Styrofoam cups blown into the brush.

Hwy 88 ARIZONA
Hwy.88, North of Tortilla Flat

Also see: MOGOLLON / HWY 260
Also see: HWY 288 / SIERRA ANCHA
Also see:
TORTILLA FLAT

Lost Dutchman State Park
Lost Dutchman SP

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Cactus on Highway 288
Cactus on Highway 288

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Camped here April 27, 2006

Free camping and campgrounds
ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST
SALT RIVER DIVERSION DAM REC. AREA