The Tonto Basin Ranger Station is at the visitor center just north of Highway 188, about 36 miles northwest of the town of Globe . Books, maps, and other sources of information are available at this location.
28079 N. Az Highway 188,
Phone: (928) 467-3200
Fax: (928) 467-3239
The Tonto Basin Ranger District is located northwest of Globe and south of Payson. The district consists of approximately 530,000 acres (approximately 210,000 hectares) of Desert, Semi-Desert Grassland, Chaparral types of vegetation, as well as a few scattered areas of Ponderosa Pine.
Roosevelt Lake (the largest lake totally within Arizona) and Apache Lake are within this district.