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Pumphouse Wash (FR 237) Dispersed Camping Area

34 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Coconino National Forest Recreation

Pumphouse Wash (Forest Road 237) is a popular dispersed camping area in the ponderosa pine forest along SR 89A, midway between Flagstaff and Sedona, Arizona. The area is conveniently located near Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Flagstaff, Woody Mountain Road, Lake Mary, and a variety of recreation sites.…

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Access

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

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Fair
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Fair

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

34 Reviews of Pumphouse Wash (FR 237) Dispersed Camping Area

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 12
R
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2022

Great first trip with the kids.

Had a great time, dispersed camping, free spot, lots of spots, clean. Just a short drive to some great watering holes. Took a star off because there was no water within walking distance, and not much of a view from our spot. I also took a star off because it was busy and loud.

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Site101-124
Month of VisitAugust
S
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2022

Private and calm

This camping spot is so calm. It was easy to find. Lots of spots open. Lots of space between camping spots. It can be a little noisy but that is kinda nice to me. There are a lot of cows roaming around and they did wake us up kinda early but I didn’t mind.

Month of VisitJuly
EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2022

Fun Spot

Lots of campsites available and a good location between Sedona and Flagstaff. It tends to fill up quick, at least in the summer months. Privacy can be an issue, especially when you have to use the bathroom. Cows walk through the site though!

Site119
Month of VisitJune

Location

Pumphouse Wash (FR 237) Dispersed Camping Area is located in Arizona

Directions

**Location:** Pumphouse Wash area 11 miles south of Flagstaff, 5 miles north of Oak Creek Canyon, and 18 miles north of Sedona. **Access:** * **From Flagstaff:** Take I-17 south to the SR 89A turnoff to Sedona. Head south (left) through the round-about. Drive approximately 8 miles to FR 237 on the left. * **From Sedona:** Take SR 89A north approximately 18 miles to FR 237 on the right. **GPS ([Map](https://goo.gl/maps/nJIXL)):** 35°03'15.5"N 111°43'35.1"W **Maps** * **Forest Service Topo Map (FSTopo Geo-enable PDF)** : * [Mountainaire (350011137)](http://data.fs.usda.gov/geodata/rastergateway/data3/35111/fstopo/Mountainaire_350011137_FSTopo.pdf) * **More Maps** : * [USDA FSGeodata Clearinghouse: Arizona FSTopo Maps](https://data.fs.usda.gov/geodata/rastergateway/states-regions/states.php) available for download in Geo-enabled PDF and GeoTIFF formats. Note: USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24K) Topo Maps and FSTopo Maps use the same title. * [USFS Store: Map Locator & Downloader](http://store.usgs.gov/b2c_usgs/usgs/maplocator/%28ctype=areaDetails&xcm=r3standardpitrex_prd&carea=$ROOT&layout=6_1_61_48&uiarea=2%29/.do) purchase or download USGS topographic maps. Note: USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24K) Topo Maps and 1:24K FSTopo Maps use the same title. [**FR 237 Dispersed Camping Map and Guide (PDF, 910 kB)**](http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3839182.pdf) [](http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3839182.pdf)

Coordinates

35.05425911 N
111.726436 W

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