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Annual NARPM Camping Trip

March 30 - April 1

~ Save the Date ~

It’s our NARPM Annual Camping Trip

When: March 30, 2018 – April 1, 2018

Where: Roosevelt Lake, Grapevine Group Campground (Teal Loop)

What: Come enjoy a wonderful weekend of camping fun at Roosevelt Lake

Yes, Sunday is Easter so even if you cannot stay both nights, please join your NARPM family for part of the weekend!! Bring the kids, bring the leashed dogs (different from our other spot; this one has pet rules), invite a friend!

For you non-campers, there is even a lodge at the Roosevelt Marina, less than 10 miles away!

At least one meal will be provided along with campfire treats. Sponsorships for the event are currently being accepted. Please see Kelly (Kordick.kelly@gmail.com) or Erin (Erin@homeinvest.us ) for info.

RSVPs will be required. You can RSVP on FB and/or RSVP directly to Erin. Deadline to RSVP is March 21, 2018.


Overview – Groups are drawn to Grapevine Campground’s unique setting and expansive facilities. The site’s location near Roosevelt Lake’s shoreline and nestled in the Saguaro cactus-studded Sonoran Desert and facilities such as a boat ramp and event area provide a perfect setting for fishing tournaments, family reunions, and even weddings year-round.

Natural Features – At an elevation of 2,200 feet, each group site has stunning views of the blue water, the Sierra Ancha mountains, and sunsets against three mountainous wilderness areas.

Recreation – In addition to camping, Grapevine provides opportunities for boating, fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, and exploring peaceful coves from non-motorized watercraft. Additional activities include a playground for children, sports field, and a shoreline trail for hikers and mountain bikers.

Facilities – Nine group sites accommodate a wide range of facilities. Each group site includes flush toilets, water hydrants, and shelters with group-sized picnic tables, grills, and fire rings. The group sites also include individual camp units each with a fire ring/grill, picnic table, and parking. Additional facilities include showers, boat ramp with platform to assist individuals getting in boats, and an event area.

Nearby Attractions – Multiple opportunities for enjoying spectacular scenery and learning about the area’s pre-history, history, flora, fauna, or geology include visiting Tonto National Monument cliff dwellings (National Park Service), driving portions of the Apache Trail Historic Road (State Hwy 88) and Desert to Tall Pines Scenic Road (State Hwy 288) or visiting the Tonto Basin Visitor Center.

Activities and Amenities

Accessible  Boat Ramp  Biking  Boating  Campfire Rings  Dock  Drinking Water    Flush Toilets  Grills   Hiking ·         Host    Lake Access  Paved Roads   Picnic Shelters   Playground      Showers    Softball Fields   Star Gazing     Tables

 Know Before You Go

  • Visitors are requested to print extra copies of their confirmation to display in each vehicle that might be parked at Grapevine Boat Ramp.
  • Be prepared for the heat. During June, July, and August temperatures reach well over 100 degrees and many RV air conditioners cannot keep up.
  • The closest grocery store is 25 miles away in Globe and Miami, Arizona.
  • Maximum trailer length is 32′.
  • Boat ramp may be closed during low water levels.
  • No directional signs, ribbon flagging or other various methods will be approved for use on State Highway 188 or Forest Road 84 accessing Grapevine Group Site. No signs Erecting signs or advertising is prohibited. devices shall be erected on the area covered by this use agreement, without prior approval by the Forest Service as to location, design, size, color, and message.
  • The representative and his/her guest or members shall exercise diligence in protecting from damage the land and property of the United States, and may be cited for any violations of applicable laws.
  • Disorderly conduct by the representative or those occupying the premises with his/her permission shall, upon proof thereof, be cause for termination of this use agreement.
  • Acoustic instruments only. Amplified bands are not allowed.
  • The representative reservation holder will take reasonable measures to prevent and discourage vandalism or disorderly conduct, and when necessary, will call the appropriate law enforcement agency for assistance. For emergencies, call 911, or call the Gila County Sheriff’s Office at 800-635-8017. For non-emergencies, call the Tonto Basin Ranger District at 602-225-5395.
  • Discharging firearms or any other implement capable of causing injury or damaging property is prohibited in or within 150 yards of this group site.
  • The assigned loops will be maintained to present a clean, neat, and orderly appearance. Trash will be disposed of in the provided trash receptacles, or as agreed to by representative and the Forest Service. If your group includes cigarette smokers, all cigarette butts will be properly disposed of in trash receptacles.
  • Motorized vehicles and camp trailers may be driven and parked only on spurs, roads, and parking spaces. No vehicles are allowed off roads.
  • Off Highway Vehicles are allowed but may not be driven off roads.
  • Power receptacles on toilet buildings and ramadas are for charging batteries or other minor uses. They are not to be used to supply power to recreational vehicles.
  • All campfires will be built in established fire rings or grills. If fire restrictions are in effect, these restrictions will be reserved by all members of the group.
  • Nothing in this use agreement shall be construed to imply permission to build or erect any structure.
  • All trash and litter shall be picked up and disposed of properly at all times.
  • Quiet time is from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Groups will observe quiet time and avoid disturbing others during this time. All generators will be turned off during quiet time except from June 1 through August 31 they may be run 24 hours, 7 days per week to provide for use of air conditioners.
  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) prohibits connecting trailers and RVs to the Tonto Basin Ranger District campground water hydrants. This regulation is in place to protect the public water system and to prevent any potential for cross contamination.Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.64379, -111.04655
33°38’38″N, 111°2’48″W

From Phoenix: Take State Hwy 87 / Beeline Highway north for about 75 miles to its junction with State Hwy 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy 188 for 41 miles to its junction with Forest Road (FR) 84. Turn left and follow FR 84 for 1.5 miles to the site (watch for campground sign). From Mesa: Take State Hwy 87 / Beeline Highway north for about 61 miles to its junction with State Hwy 188. Turn right and follow State Hwy 188 for 41 miles to its junction with Forest Road (FR) 84. Turn left and follow FR 84 for 1.5 miles to the site (watch for campground sign). From Globe area: Take State Hwy 188 north for about 31 miles to Forest Road (FR) 84. Turn left and follow FR 84 for 1.5 miles to the site (watch for campground sign). All routes are paved.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

28079 N. AZ Hwy 188
Roosevelt  AZ  85545

Phone Number:

Information:  (602)225-5395


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