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The Point Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Tonto National Forest

The Point is located in the Mesa Ranger District and is mostly known for boat access only camping on Canyon Lake. There are only three designated camp units at this site, but the camp units can also be used as picnic sites for day use. Boaters enjoy The Point during summer months along with…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

1 Review of The Point Campground

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Shari  G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2019

Kayak Camp in this Gorgeous Desert Canyon

About 2 miles upriver from the Mormon Flat Dam, the Tonto National Forest maintains 4 official campsites, complete with a covered picnic table and fire pit at each, as well as composting toilets and a great boat dock for larger boats. 

The sites were in a bit of disrepair and the bathroom wasn’t…

  • Canyon Lake, near the entrance to the Salt River canyon.
  • Nice sunshades for summer boat-in camping.
  • The bathroom is not well-kept and a bit stinky, but hey, it's FREE!  Just come prepared.
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Location

The Point Campground is located in Arizona

Directions

This site is 17 miles northeast of Apache Junction on Arizona State Hwy. 88, (historic “Apache Trail”). From Mesa, take US 60 to the Idaho Road exit. Go north on Idaho Road to State Hwy. 88 and turn right. After crossing the first bridge at the lake, watch for Palo Verde Recreation Site sign and turn left into site. The entire route to the lake is paved with narrow, sharp curves; traffic is heavy. The last 3 miles are by boat. Click Here For Map.

Coordinates

33.55809707 N
111.40931482 W

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