Alpine Forest Service Ranger Station 928-339-5000
Forest Service Campground Reservation 877-444-6777
Springerville Forest Service Ranger Station 928-333-4372
Arizona Game and Fish Department 928-367-4281
Links that may be of interest:
Interactive Online Fishing Map: http://azgfd.net/artman/publish/NewsMedia/New-interactive-online-fishing- map-launched.shtml
Summer trout stocking schedule & fishing locations: //gis.azgfd.gov/fishandboat
The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest and the White Mountain Apache Reservation offer many beautiful individual and group sites within 10-30 minutes drive of the communities.
HIKING, BACKPACKING, AND MOUNTAIN BIKING
Trail maps and information are available from the Chamber of Commerce, the Alpine Ranger Station, and the Springerville Ranger Station
OHV TRAILS - SAFFEL CANYON
Saffel Canyon OHV Trail includes some of the most spectacular views in the White Mountains. The trail begins at an elevation of 7,600 feet at Saffel Canyon and climbs to 9,400 feet at Pat Knoll. The trail goes through three distinct vegetation zones: Pinon-juniper, ponderosa pine, and mixed conifer. Trail access is 1 mile south of Eagar. From the Eagar stoplight, travel south on Main Street to Schoolbus Road (road takes a 90 degree turn to the west) Turn left (south) on Water Canyon Road (FR 285), and follow for 1.8 miles. Turn left (east) on FR 74 for .9 miles. Turn right (south) on FR 74D. The trailhead is on the right. Maps available at the Chamber Office (418 E. Main in Springerville) and at forest service locations in Springerville and Alpine.
The area is long famed for its hunting, and notables like Zane Grey, Teddy Roosevelt loved to hunt here. Bow, black powder, and rifle (guides and outfitters available). Contact the Arizona Game & Fish Department for hunting seasons and permit information
*Wilderness Areas - Mount Baldy, Escudilla and Bear Wallow Wilderness, and the Blue Primitive Area plus Sipe Wildlife Area, Becker Wildlife Walk, and Grasslands Wildlife Area
Down Hill Skiing, Snow Boarding, Tubing, and Cross-Country Skiing in winter at Sunrise Ski Resort
Summer activities at Sunrise Ski Park