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Brook Char Campground

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest

The facility is small, with 12 tent-only, walk-to campsites. Campfire rings and restrooms are provided. A campground host resides on-site for visitor assistance. Brookchar Campground is tucked on the banks of Big Lake in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona. The campground is a small, tent-only…

Fee Info

Per vehicle per night $16.00 Additional Camp Unit fees collected at the campground. *Additional Camp Unit $16.00 Interagency/Senior Discount $8.00​
EZ Camping Tent Sites Per night $55.00 Reservation Fee $10.00

Reservation Info

Make a reservation at Recreation.gov.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


5 Reviews of Brook Char Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Taryn S.
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2021

Some of the best tent camping in AZ

We're frequent campers, and this is one of our favorite spots in AZ! 

The tent-only campground is small, but the sites are large and have multiple great clearings for tents. Lots of shade and easy paths for walking around the grounds, plus there's potable water at several sites. Central…

  • Beautiful sunsets and partial lake view
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Candy P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2020

Tent Camping with a view

This tent walk in site has been our family favorite for decades. The sites have plenty of room for 2 tents. There is a clean bathroom in the campsite as well as water. This sites are across the small road from the lake. This is our favorite place to camp with other family members since the sites…

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Hannah L.
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2020

Unclear Directions

The directions given on the site for how to find this campground were not very clear. We spent a lot of time double and triple checking where we were to make sure we were going the right way. We ended up giving up because it was getting dark only to find out later that we were very close to it. The…


Brook Char Campground is located in Arizona


Brook Char Campground is located in the Big Lake Recreation Area. From Eagar: Go 5 miles west on State Route 260 turn south on State Route 261 go 29 miles to Sate Route 273, turn west go about 3 miles, Big Lake Recreational Area will be on the west side. From Show Low, Arizona: take Highway 260 east for 42 miles to Highway 273. Take Highway 273 south for 30 miles Big Lake Recreational Area will be on the west side.


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109.413052 W

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