Tonto National Forest Campground Contract Bid Process Opens


Bids are now being solicited by Tonto National Forest officials for the operation of campgrounds and day-use sites located on the Payson Ranger District. The prospectus includes six campgrounds, eight day-use sites, and six optional bid sites.

The successful bidder will be responsible for providing high-quality public service in the operation and maintenance of all sites listed in the packages in accordance with the terms of the special use permit. The recreation sites listed are a single-bid item.

Proposals submitted must be to operate all of the mandatory campground and day-use sites listed in the package. Completed prospectus proposals must be received by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Friday, May 6. The campground prospectus can be found online at the Tonto National Forest Web site at in the Recreation section.

For further information, please contact Chelsea L. Muise at (928) 474-7900, or via e-mail to


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