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
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No. of sites
1
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Toilet available
No picnic table
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Beach
Redwoods
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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The vibe at Fossil Creek Campground

3,601ftListing's elevation
750
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May 13th, 2017

closed to camping 4/1-10/1 - day use only

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November 7th, 2018
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September 29th, 2017
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June 29th, 2017
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)