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Fool Hollow Lake


Located at an elevation of 6,400 feet near Show Low, Fool Hollow Campground is accessed via Arizona Highway 60. The camping season is year round. Use of this campground is described as heavy.

Recent development of Fool Hollow Recreation Area has created a top of the line recreation experience. Campsites are located along several loops winding through the ponderosa pine and pinyon pine. Several campsites have views of Fool Hollow Lake and the wildlife islands. The predominant tree species is ponderosa pine and pinyon pine.

There are 92 trailer hookup sites and 31 developed campsites. Electricity, water, and sewer are available, and there are five shower restrooms. There are two boat ramps. Trailers under 32 feet are accommodated. The managed Season is from April through October. This is a fee area. Fishing and boating are available at Fools Hollow Lake.

Considerations: There is a 14-day stay during any 30 day period. Keep a clean camp and leave the area clean for the next occupant. The area is operated by Arizona State Parks and there is an office on site. Contact the State Parks Office for site availability and fee information at 520.537.3680.

Nearby services include: Telephone, gas, food, and other services are available in the City of Show Low.

Access: From Show Low drive west toward the intersection of Highways 260, 60, and 77. Turn west (right) on Hwy. 260 (towards Payson). Drive 2.0 miles to Old Linden Road. Turn right on Old Linden Road. Drive .6 miles to Fool Hollow Lake Road. The road leads to the main entrance of the Recreation Area.

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