Two more campgrounds reopen in Cochise County

Two more campgrounds reopen in Cochise County

COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Coronado National Forest, Douglas Ranger District, reopened both Stewart and Sunny Flat campgrounds on October 2.

Stewart Campground can accommodate a maximum vehicle length of 16 feet, while the maximum vehicle length at Sunny Flat is 28 feet.  Tent camping is available at both sites.

The campgrounds have been temporarily closed due to the potential for flooding from monsoonal storms.  They may be subject to future closures depending on forecast large precipitation events in the vicinity.  Recreationists are advised to plan accordingly by following updated weather forecasts.

Overnight campground fees are $10 per night. Fees for picnicking or other day use in the campgrounds are $10 per day. Hook-ups are not available at the sites, though drinking water is available at both campgrounds.

The Cave Creek Visitor Information Center, located in Portal, is open for business Friday through Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. but National Forest System Road 42 is under construction. Closures are not anticipated but short delays are possible.

For more information please contact the Douglas Ranger District located at 1192 W. Saddleview Road in Douglas, Arizona. The office can be reached by phone by calling (520) 364-3468. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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