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Bowl Canyon Lake

Lake, River, or Waterfall

Welcome to the gateway to the Chuska Mountains. Enjoy picnicking, camping and fishing among the rugged beauty, cool pines, panoramic views, clear streams and monoliths sandstone formations of Bowl Canyon Navajo Recreation Area. Camp Asááyi, pronounced (Ah-saa-yeh) is one of the Navajo Nation's major attractions, providing outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, picnicking, canoeing and camping.

Pet Friendly Notes

Please ask for information when making reservation.

Recreational Opportunities

FOR LARGE GROUPS WE RECOMMEND THE CAMP ASAAYI AREA
Camp Asááyi is available to accommodate large groups and organizations which present programs on conservation, nature lore, recreation or scouting, or host special events and activities.

The facilities include a large dining hall with a fully equipped kitchen, 16 cabins with bunk beds, showers, restrooms and outdoor facilities and equipment for recreational sports such as basketball and volleyball. Two hiking trails within the recreation area wind pass beautiful panoramas, rippling streams and towering pine trees.

Depending upon weather conditions, Camp Asááyi is open from April through October each year, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to upper-90s. Asááyi Lake is a 36-acre Alpine lake located approximately 1/2 mile west of the camp.