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Dairy Springs and Double Springs Campgrounds

Double Springs Campground and Dairy Springs Campground are sister-camping sites located about a mile apart east of Mormon Lake about 24 miles southeast of Flagstaff, Arizona. Camping sites at both campgrounds are scattered through groves of Ponderosa Pines, White Firs and Gamble Oak Trees. Campground roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Three hiking trails originate at Dairy Springs, one at Double Springs. The trails lead to scenic overlooks of nearby Mormon Lake and the surrounding area of prairies, forests and volcanoes. There is an abundance of wildlife in the area including elk and deer. The resort village of Mormon Lake offers the convenience of a country store, gas station and even a cowboy steakhouse. It also features horse back rides and mountain bike rentals.

Double Springs Campground

The heart of this camping ground is Double Springs with its spring water surfacing just above camp. Its campsites are nestled in a draw meadow with grass surrounded by pine and oak trees. The 2-mile Lake View Trail originates at Double Springs and leads to overlooks of Mormon Lake. There are 15 individual campsites on a first-come, first serve basis. Reservations are not accepted.

Dairy Springs Campground

The landscape and environment of Dairy Springs is very similar to Double Springs. It has 30 individual campsites and 2 group camp sites that will accommodate up to 40 campers each. The group sits require reservations. Fees for the group sites are $90 each as of January, 2012. Call for current fees. There is a campfire program amphitheater at Dairy Springs.

Campground Facilities

These campgrounds are available for Picnic/day use from 10 AM to 4 PM at reduced fees. Vault-type toilets and drinking water are provided. Each campsite includes picnic table and a cooking grill.

  • > Tents and RV vehicles up to 35 feet are permitted.
  • > No utility hookups.
  • > Pets must be restrained or on a leash.
  • > No horses are permitted
  • > Motorbikes may only be used for entering and leaving.
  • > There is a 14 day stay limit.
  • Directions To Both Campgrounds

    Take Lake Mary Road (FH 3) southeast of Flagstaff, Arizona for about 20 miles to the intersection of Forest Road 90. Turn right on FR 90 and drive 3.5 miles to Dairy Springs or 4.6 miles to Double Springs.

    GPS for Dairy Springs: N34° 57' 22.3554", W-111° 29' 7.512"
    GPS for Dairy Springs Group: N34° 57' 20.9154", W-111° 29' 5.712"
    GPS for Double Springs: N34° 56' 32.5674", W-111° 29' 36.8874"

    Map Directions

    Map to Dairy Springs and Double Springs Campgrounds.

    More Information

    Campground fees apply. Call the Flagstaff Ranger Station for the current fees for each campground at (928) 526-0866. Fees are subject to change without prior notice. The elevation of the camp sites are about 7,000 feet. See the Flagstaff Weather Chart. Call the Flagstaff District Ranger Station for any questions.

    Flagstaff Ranger District
    5075 North Highway 89
    Flagstaff, AZ 86004
    (928) 526-0866

    This page was last modified on 27 December 2011 at 13:58
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