Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

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Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by Steph_and_Blake » Jan 16 2017 5:41 pm

Does anyone know of a good camping spot for 2 - 3 tents near the Woodbury TH? The camping spots at Rogers Trough TH were nasty with toilet paper and "such". Thanks.
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Re: Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by friendofThundergod » Jan 16 2017 6:17 pm

@HarrisonBarnard1
I think you would be fine with staying at the Woodbury TH and your experience would be more pleasant than the one you had at Rogers. I have seen many camped there before a backpack, or big hike in the past, seems to be room and allowed.

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Re: Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by Steph_and_Blake » Jan 17 2017 8:26 am

@friendofThundergod
Thank you. We've only just driven past the turnoff for the Woodbury TH so your advice is helpful.
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Re: Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by chumley » Jan 17 2017 9:04 am

@HarrisonBarnard1
Keep an eye out for signage on site. It is not uncommon for camping to be prohibited at trailheads -- probably for the very reason that you cited with Rogers Trough...too much use in one spot without proper facilities results in unpleasant surprises.

FWIW- I'm pretty sure there is a "no camping" sign posted at Rogers, though I'm sure it is often ignored.

I believe the traditionally accepted "buffer" is half a mile away!
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Re: Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by Steph_and_Blake » Jan 18 2017 7:59 am

@chumley
You are correct in that there is a "No Camping" sign at the Rogers Trough TH. I've spoke with a ranger about it and he said you just can't camp in the parking lot. Ditto for Woodbury TH.
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Re: Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by trekkin_gecko » Jan 18 2017 8:12 am

just can't camp in the parking lot
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can we have our wink back?

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Re: Camping Spot near Woodbury TH??

Post by Grasshopper » Jan 18 2017 9:46 am

I recommend you legally Camp Here--> https://hikearizona.com/map.php?QX=5890
(included is the driving route from Hwy 60 with Camping WP Location noted. The next morning It's only a short drive further up FR172 to the Woodbury TH to Park and begin your hike in)
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