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Ponderosa Campout

  • 04/21/2023
  • 2:00 PM
  • 04/23/2023
  • 11:00 AM
  • 34.293739197468014, -111.11334857087361


  • Includes up to 2 nights of camping for 1 member
  • Includes up to 2 nights of camping for 1 non-member

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Named for the towering pines under which it sits, Ponderosa Campground is tucked in the rolling forests of northern Arizona.

Larger ponderosas release a vanilla scent into the air and have a relatively open understory, making the area perfect for camping. Mixed into the understory are junipers, oaks and manzanita shrubs.

We are in Group site F, the larger of the 2 group sites which has a restroom, drinking water spigot, many picnic tables, grills & firepits. Our group site can accommodate tents & trailers. There is a RV dump at the entrance for a $10 fee. Firewood can be purchased on site for $8.00 per bundle.

Join us Saturday morning @ 10am at the Paleo Site Monument, just 2.5 miles north of our group site. There is plenty of parking & we can unearth real undiscovered fossils of ancient sea creatures. This is a standalone event which requires separate registration (see Paleo Site Fossil Dig).

You can also join us Saturday @ 6pm for dinner at Diamond Point Shadows Restaurant, 7 miles back towards Payson.

Payson is just 19 miles from our group site.

Your event hosts will once again be Mountain Men Joe & Hans, who can be reached at PGS@ComputerComprehension.com or text only at 602-708-9691.

Desert Adventures is a 501(c)(7) non-profit organization. PO Box 2008, Phoenix AZ 85001 • ‪480-630-9202‬ • da411@desertadventures.org
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