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Sycamore Campground

Statistics Elevation
6200'
Season
All Year
Days Limit
14
Fee
Yes
Units
5
Trailer Limit
16'
GPS Location
-
Access
Dirt
 
Amenities Potable Water
No
Waste Disposal
No
Restrooms
Vault
Showers
No
Reservations
No
Store Nearby
No
Campsite Grills
Yes
Campsite Tables
Yes
Fire Rings
Yes
Utility Hookups
No
Information
No
Firewood
Bring It
Fishing Supplies
-
Laundry
-
Gas & Propane
-
ATV Use
-
Visitor Center
-
 
 
Fish Species Rainbow Trout
-
Cutthroat Trout
-
Brook Trout
-
Brown Trout
-
Apache Trout
-
Crappie
-
Yellow Bass
-
Flathead Catfish
-
Tilapia
-
Yellow Perch
-
Carp
-
Redear Sunfish
-
Bluegill
-
Green Sunfish
-
Walleye
-
Northern Pike
-
Channel Catfish
-
Sunfish
-
Smallmouth Bass
-
Largemouth Bass
-
Striped Bass
-
White Bass
-
Arctic Grayling
-
Bullhead
-
Fly and Lure Only
-
Acreage
-
Body of Water Depth
-
Catch and Release Areas
-
Boats Allowed
-
Motor Limit
-
Boat Rentals
-
 

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A stream flows through it. Located on the west side of the Chiricahuas, Sycamore Campground straddles the banks of West Turkey Creek, a small perennial stream that cascades into the campground down a series of small waterfalls and through a rocky cleft decorated with wildflowers.

As with its next door neighbor, West Turkey Creek Campground, Sycamore Campground is more like a cluster of dispersed campsites than a developed campground. These sycamore- and oak-shaded sites are located near the end of Turkey Creek Road in an area that serves as a jumping off place into the Chiricahua Wilderness. A number of trails start in the vicinity of the campground and climb to destinations and connecting trails high in the mountains. If you’re a hiker or an equestrian, you’ll find this an excellent base of operations with enough nearby trail miles to keep you busy for quite a while.

Location: 43 miles southeast of Willcox.

Access: From Tucson, take I-10 east for 72 miles to US 191. Turn south 21 miles to AZ 181 and drive 12 miles east to the Turkey Creek turnoff (Forest Road 41).

From Douglas, take US 80 two miles west to US 191. Go north on US 19 13.5 miles to Sunizona. Take AZ 181 east approximately 14 miles to where it makes a sharp left turn. Continue east on Forest Road 41. Follow FR 41 approximately 9 miles east to the campground.

Forest roads are rough and dusty, and may be muddy and slick when wet. There is a flash flood danger at water crossings following summer and winter storms.

Elevation: 6,200'

Season: Year-round

Attractions: Facilities:
Picturesque stream 5 sites
Watchable wildlife Fire grills, tables at some sites
Nearby trails Toilet.
Scenic drive access  

Notes:

  • No water. It's always a good idea to bring drinking water with you on your camping trip.
  • No hook-ups. Trailers limited to 16 feet.
  • No trash cans. Pack it in, pack it out.
  • Pack and saddle stock are not permitted in the campground.

 

 

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