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Ampaz
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Winter camping

Post by Ampaz » Jan 03 2019 6:34 pm

Anyone have any suggestions for a 1-2 night winter camping trip in AZ? I live in Phoenix area and would prefer something within the state, but am not equipped for heavy snow camping. I can deal with some snow, but prefer a place with little to none.

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Sredfield
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Re: Winter camping

Post by Sredfield » Jan 03 2019 7:42 pm

@Ampaz
Hampton Inn, Flagstaff ;-)
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david_allen_3
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Re: Winter camping

Post by david_allen_3 » Jan 03 2019 7:56 pm

@Ampaz
Most campgrounds are closed this time of year but the private campground in Payson maybe open. Sedona, Prescott, Globe, Tucson, county campgrounds, Maricopa County Campgrounds, Lake Havasu area.
Wherever you go there you are.

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Jim_H
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Re: Winter camping

Post by Jim_H » Jan 03 2019 7:56 pm

The KOFA NWR and with a permit, the Barry Goldwater come to mind, as does Organ Pipe.
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Re: Winter camping

Post by nonot » Jan 03 2019 11:30 pm

@Ampaz
Backpacking or car camping?
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Re: Winter camping

Post by SuperstitionGuy » Jan 04 2019 12:54 pm

What's wrong with the higher camping in the Superstitions. If it's cold you want it's there.
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Re: Winter camping

Post by Grasshopper » Jan 04 2019 1:37 pm

nonot wrote:
Jan 03 2019 11:30 pm
@Ampaz
Backpacking or car camping?
..and helpful to know what type (Sedan/SUV/Cross-Over/ Truck/4wd or AWD) of vehicle you will be driving?
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