White Horse Lake is a man-made lake, built in 1935.  The lake has many things to offer those who love the outdoors.  White Horse Lake is open from May 15 through October 31.  The lake has solar-powered composting toilets, paved roads, and camp pads.  There are no dumping stations available.  The water is limited during the winter months.  Pets are permitted, as long as they are restrained.

The lake requires only boats that have single electric motors or 1 horsepower or less.  The lake is stocked with rainbow trout, brown trout, and channel catfish.  A fishing license is required for those over the age of 14.  There is no swimming in the lake.

You can get to White Horse Lake from Williams by taking Fourth Street south and traveling approximately nine miles.  Then take a left down County Road 110 and travel for six miles.  Then take another left onto County Road 109 and head three miles to the campground entrance.  If you are coming from Phoenix or Tucson, take Interstate 17 north out of town to Flagstaff.  Then take Interstate 40 west out of Flagstaff to Williams.  Take exit 161 and head south into the town of Williams.  After passing halfway through town, you will come to Fourth Street.  Turn right and head south on Fourth Street, traveling approximately nine miles.  Then take a left down County Road 110 and travel for six miles.  Then take another left onto County Road 109 and head three miles to the campground entrance. 

 

If you would like more information on this lake, you may call 520-635-4061. This extremely popular fishing lake, 19 miles southeast of Williams, is stocked with rainbows and brown trout. Some nice channel catfish have been caught here too.

In addition to fishing, the area around this campground offers excellent opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and wildlife watching. Scenic Sycamore Canyon and the Mogollon Rim, famous for its red rocks and picturesque bluffs, are also conveniently nearby. Additional information is available at the Visitors Center or Williams Ranger District Office.

Attractions:
Camping, picnicking, and hiking.
Wildlife viewing.
Fishing and/or boating.
Ice fishing (road plowed in winter).

Facilities:
105 single unit sites with tables and fire rings.
22 campsites accessible for handicapped.
Pit toilets, garbage bins, water faucets throughout the area.
Campground hosts available to assist you.

Season of Use: May 15 to October 31. Open throughout the winter, depending on road accessibility. No water or garbage services during the winter months.

Elevation: 6600 feet (2010 meters)

Restrictions:
No swimming.
Pets must always be restrained or on a leash.
Motorbikes may be used only to enter and leave the area.
Arizona fishing license required for anyone over 14.
Only electric boat motors (1 HP or less) allowed.
No dump station provided; no wastewater drained onto the ground.
14-day stay limit.

Location: About 19 miles (30.5 km) southeast of Williams.

Access/Road Conditions: From Williams, turn south on 4th St. (FR 173, Perkinsville Road) and go 9 miles to FR 110; turn left onto FR 110; go about 7 mi. and turn left onto FR 109; follow to campground entrance (about 3 mi.). Paved and all-weather graveled roads are suitable for passenger cars. During winter, snow removal keeps roads open most of the time.