Description

In the middle of a dry and brittle desert hides a lush riparian area that is full of surprises. Fossil Creek is the centerpiece of this oasis, appearing from the bottom of a 1,600 foot canyon as if by magic. The calcium-laden waters have laid down huge deposits of travertine in the stream bed, encasing whatever happens to fall in the river with its rock-like shell. Swimming Continue reading...
In the middle of a dry and brittle desert hides a lush riparian area that is full of surprises. Fossil Creek is the centerpiece of this oasis, appearing from the bottom of a 1,600 foot canyon as if by magic. The calcium-laden waters have laid down huge deposits of travertine in the stream bed, encasing whatever happens to fall in the river with its rock-like shell. Swimming holes abound in Fossil Creek, as do really happy people who come to relax and frolic in the waters. Dispersed camping is plentiful, if a bit busy, but believe us when we say it’s well worth it!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
1
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Toilet available
No picnic table
No RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Surfing
Whitewater paddling

The vibe at Fossil Creek Campground

3,601ftListing's elevation
750
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Park
Coconino National Forest
State
Arizona
Phone Number
(928) 527-3600
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
34.394° N, 111.63° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)