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Rainbow (az)

8 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

Overview

Rainbow is the largest campground in the Big Lake Recreation Area in eastern Arizona. Because of its proximity to the lake, size and the many amenities it offers, Rainbow is a favorite for families. Popular activities include hiking, horseback riding and fishing.

Recreation

The…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

8 Reviews of Rainbow (az)

Ratings Breakdown

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Rebecca W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2021

Beautiful Hiking, Serene Camping

Camped here in October 2016. My all-time favorite campgrounds. We tent camped and it was freezing cold, poured rain. We had huge sleeping bags and a little propane heater, and still really enjoyed it. Lots of area to hike and tons to see.

Month of VisitNovember
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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2021

Big Trees, clean air

I have been coming up to the White Mountains since I was a kid. Rainbow campground has been our go-to spot for camping. There are 3 loops that are FCFS. The rest of the sites are reservations. The sites all have picnic tables and fire rings. There are full bathrooms throughout the area and pay…

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Month of VisitOctober
R
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2020

Absolutely beautiful

Quiet, beautiful, and clean. We even had visits from deer, a very bold skunk, chipmunks, squirrels, and blue jays. The camp hosts were delightful, too!

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Location

Rainbow (az) is located in Arizona

Directions

From Pinetop, Arizona, take Highway 260 east 25 miles to Highway 273 south. Follow Highway 273 south 19 miles to Forest Road 8115 (Big Lake Entrance). Turn right and travel 1 mile to the campground.

Coordinates

33.87638851 N
109.40388875 W

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