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Phon D Sutton

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About This Campground

National Forest

Tonto National Forest

This site is a popular inner tube take-out point. This lush area is outstanding for birding. The Lower Salt River Nature Trail winds through an adjacent riparian area, allowing hikers to enjoy this unique habitat.

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

3 Reviews of Phon D Sutton

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Jacob S.
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2019

Great if you’re on the water

There is some no overnight camping at coon bluff or Phon D Sutton, just day use. You need a tonto pass or national parks adventure pass. While you can buy them at some of the sites like this one, they are cheaper in town, I posted a picture with pricing. Kayaking is great and there are some cool…

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Nolan S.
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2019

Phon D Sutton

Phon D Sutton is one in a series of picnic areas along the salt river. This is for daytime use and not available for overnight camping. The only area available to camp is Coons Bluff.

The picnic areas starting from power road moving east are Granite reef, Phon D Sutton, Coons Bluff, Blue Point on…

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Jacob W.
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2018

Great Picnic spot right outside the city

First, I’m pretty sure this spot does not allow overnight camping. Coon’s Bluff, about five minutes up the road, does allow overnight camping, but only on weekends.

You will need a Tonto Recreation Pass. They can be purchased around the valley at most convenience/grocery stores/wal marts for $8.…

  • Sunrise view of Red Mountain from main ‘beach’ spot at Phon D
  • from main picnice area
  • Sunrise view of Four Peaks from main ‘beach’ spot

Location

Phon D Sutton is located in Arizona

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Directions

This site is located 16 miles northeast of Mesa. From Mesa, travel 7 miles east on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to Power Road /Bush Highway/Forest Road (FR) 204 and turn north. Follow Bush Highway for 9 miles to FR 169, and turn left. Follow FR 169 for 1 mile to the site. The entire route is paved. Click Here For Map.

Coordinates

33.52382388797034 N
111.66333205044077 W

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