Camp Rucker Group Site Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Located at an elevation of 5,533 feet, Camp Rucker Group Site is located on the Rucker and Tex Canyon scenic drive, 32 miles north of Douglas, AZ, Camp Rucker is situated in a grassy area with plenty of open space between the oaks, junipers and Arizona walnuts that provide welcome shade on a summer day. A short distance from the camp, Rucker Creek runs intermittently throughout the year. Monte Vista Peak to the northeast and a number of other minor peaks and foothills provide a scenic backdrop. Other recreation opportunities in the area include the historic Rucker Military Camp and Ranch, which is left over from the days when the U.S. Calvary and the Chiricahua Apaches were at war throughout this region. Some of the buildings within that outpost are still standing, and interpretive signs spread among them give Forest visitors a glimpse into their history. Facilities at the Camp Rucker Group Site include 8 picnic tables, two (2) large serving table, combination fire rings/grills, drinking water (seasonal from April to November), bear-proof trash containers and toilets.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Area Attraction
  • Camping
  • Camping Overnight
  • Fire Rings with grills
  • Garbage Cans
  • Group Camping
  • Group Grill
  • Hiking
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Historical sites
  • Information Board
  • Locked Fee Drop Box
  • No cell service
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Restroom
  • Sightseeing
  • Trails
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Forest District Office
  • Hospital


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. No Hook-ups. Trailers limited to 16 feet. Pack and saddle stock are not permitted in the campground. No water available on site. Please bring your own drinking water. Please be aware of bears. Make sure all food is not available to wildlife. No reservations accepted for the following holidays: Easter weekend. Memorial Day weekend. Labor Day weekend Note: During these holidays, the Camp Rucker Group Site is used as an overflow camping site in the area. Fees Maximum People (#) 50 Minimum People (#) 1 Minimum People Rate ($) $25.00 Maximum People (#) 100 Minimum People (#) 51 Minimum People Rate ($) $45.00 Maximum People (#) 150 Minimum People (#) 101 Minimum People Rate ($) $60.00

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Camp Rucker Group Site
Campground Phone: 520-364-3468
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Douglas, AZ
Phone: 520-364-3468

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More About Camp Rucker Group Site Campground

Camp Rucker Group Site is a campground located in Douglas, Arizona. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -109.3581 latitude, and -109.3581 longitude into your GPS device.

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