Prescott Arizona Campgrounds

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Campgrounds

Camping is great in the Prescott area and the Prescott Campgrounds are among some of the best maintained sites around.

Where can I find great campsites near Prescott?

Lynx Lake Campground
Lynx Lake is a very well-maintained campground that is close enough to Prescott that you have all of the necessary amenities, but far enough into the Prescott National Forest that you get the full feel of the wooded wilderness. 

  • Location: Off Highway 69, turn south on Walker Road. Drive a little over two miles and look for Lynx Lake Campground sign. 
  • Season: April through October 
  • Cost: $18 per day for a single, $36 per day for a double 
  • Services: Nearly 40 camping sites with fire rings, grills, tables, flushing toilets, drinking water and paved campground roads 
  • Phone: The Prescott National Forest can be reached at 928-443-8000. Make reservations.

Granite Basin Lake Recreation Area/Yavapai Campground
Ponderosa pines, granite boulders and the man-made Granite Basin Lake all make for a wonderful weekend camping trip. First come, first served.

  • Location: The Yavapai Campground is located almost nine miles northwest of Prescott on the Bradshaw Ranger District. 
  • Season: Year-round 
  • Cost: $18 per day for a single, $36 per day for a double 
  • Services: 21 campsites with grills and fire rings, toilets, boat launch, easy access trailheads and picnic area 
  • Phone: The Prescott National Forest can be reached at 928-443-8000

Hazlet Hollow Campground
This is a more primitive campground, it is chock full of history – the majority of the walls and walks were built of stone during the 1930s by the Civil Conservation Corp. First come, first served.

  • Location: Take Main Street (in Mayer) and continue east to the junction with Antelope Creek Road; continue southeast on this road for approximately 9 miles to Cordes, then take Forest Road 259 to Crown King. At Crown King take Forest Road 259A south for 0.5 miles to the junction with Forest Road 52. Take this road southeast for about 6 miles to the Hazlet Hollow Campground. 
  • Season: May through September 
  • Cost: $10 per site per night and $5 per additional vehicle 
  • Services: 15 campsites with grills and tables, toilets and drinking water, plus 3-sided wooden camping shelters with solid concrete floors 
  • Phone: The Prescott National Forest can be reached at 928-443-8000

Lower Wolf Creek Campground
Many people who decide to camp at the Lower Wolf Creek Campground do so in order to get closer access to the wonderful hiking trails strewn all throughout the ponderosa pines and boulders in the area. First come, first served.

  • Location: Take Senator Highway south for about 6 miles. The pavement will end about 500 feet before you reach Forest Road 97, where you will turn right and continue on for another 1 ¼ mile to the campground on the right of the road. 
  • Season: May through October 
  • Cost: $10 per site per night and $5 per additional vehicle 
  • Services: 20 campsites with grills and fire rings, toilets and nearby hiking trails 
  • Phone: The Prescott National Forest can be reached at 928-443-8000

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