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Usery Mountain

April 15, 2024

Usery Mountain Camping Area is a highly popular camping spot that is nestled in the heart of the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. The area offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and is located near various points of interest, including the Salt River, Saguaro Lake, and the Tonto National Monument.

The campground features 73 campsites that are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Each site comes equipped with a picnic table, fire ring, and grill. Additionally, the area offers various amenities, including restrooms, showers, and potable water.

An interesting fact about the area is that it is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including coyotes, javelinas, and birds of prey. Visitors are advised to keep a safe distance from these animals and to properly store food to avoid attracting them.

The best time to visit Usery Mountain Camping Area is during the fall and spring months when temperatures are milder. Average temperatures in the fall range from the high 60s to low 80s, while spring temperatures average in the high 70s to low 90s. However, it is important to note that the area can become quite crowded during peak season, so visitors should plan accordingly.

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