The campground is set among the ponderosa pines at the base of Gentry Fire Lookout. The campground consists of 5 individual family sites or can be reserved and rented in its entirety as a group site for up to 75 people.
There are 5 campsites available on a first come, first serve basis. As well as, 1 Group Site available to reserve. Single sites are rented at $18.00, up to 8 people and 1 vehicle. Open year round but, they can be reserved from May 12th to October 9th.
The area is relatively flat with sandy surfaces. The campground is sheltered among towering ponderosa pines interspersed with fir and oak.
Recreation opportunities in the area include hiking, photography and wildlife viewing. Located within the Heber Wild Horse Territory, visitors can often see herds of free roaming horses which frequent the area.
Gentry Group Campground offers picnic tables, campfire grills, and a vault toilet. Roads are sand and gravel. There is a campground host and trash deposit available at the Black Canyon Rim campground.Provide your own drinking water.
Pack it in, Pack it out.
Stay away from lookout tower during lighting storms.
Gas, phone, and groceries are available 10.5 miles west at Forest Lakes.
Campfire grills and picnic tables.
Directions from Heber: Travel 13 miles to the junction of State Highway 260 and Forest Road 300. Approximately five miles south of the junction on Forest Road 300, you’ll find the campground.