Forest Service / BLM
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 200
About: This is the largest all-solar powered campground in the United States. The Forest Service constructed it in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation. Cholla Recreation Site is located on Theodore Roosevelt Lake, central Arizona’s largest lake. There are 206 camp units w/ shade ramadas, fire rings w/ grills, picnic tables, water hydrants. Toilets and showers are located throughout the camp loops, playgrounds, paved boat launch and fish cleaning station.
Fees: See Forest Service website
Directions: This site is 5 miles north of Roosevelt Dam. From Mesa: Take State Hwy. 87/Beeline Highway north for about 60 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy. 188 south for 28 miles to the site.
From the Globe area: Take State Hwy. 188 north for 30 miles to its junction with State Hwy. 188. Continue on State Hwy. 188 across the bridge for 6 miles to the site.
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