Prescott Area March 1, 2022

Fantastic Places to Camp in Prescott

There are many great places to camp in Prescott, Arizona. The weather is perfect for camping, and the scenery is beautiful. Below are the top 5 places to camp in Prescott.

1.  Lower Wolf Creek Campground

The Lower Wolf Creek Campground includes 20 campsites with a 14-day stay limit. The campground does not have hook-ups, dump station, shower facilities or drinking water, and RVs cannot exceed 40 feet. A campground host is available to provide information and help visitors find a suitable camping site. No reservation, first-come basis, $10 fee per campsite applies.  

Directions: Take the Senator Highway (Mt. Vernon Avenue) south for about 6 miles from Prescott. You will pass the entrance to Goldwater Lake and the community of Groom Creek. The pavement will end about 500 feet before you reach Forest Road 97. FR 97 is unpaved but is suitable for all vehicles during dry road conditions. Turn right onto FR 97 and travel for another 1.25 miles to the campground on the right of the road.

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2. Hilltop Campground Near Lynx Lake

The Hilltop Campground has 38 campsites and can generally accommodate most recreational vehicles under 40 feet in length; and is about 0.5 miles directly south of Lynx Lake, 7-day stay limit, $18 nightly fee per site.  

There is a general store and boat rentals at the Lynx Lake’s north shore and several hiking trails into the backcountry. A campground host is located at the campground for assistance and campsite selection.  

Lynx Lake is approximately 55 surface acres and is periodically stocked with trout.

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3. Watson Lake

This area is full of granite boulders, making it a popular spot for camping and picnicking.

The campground features impressive rock formations throughout the park. Campsites are unique and range from small camper back-in sites to Class A pull-through sites. The park features a trail that brings guests right down to Watson Lake Park. You can email in reservation requests or call their office directly to make reservations. Our campground includes 96 full-service campsites. Amenities include bathrooms with showers, a laundry facility, free Wi-Fi, and a beautiful trail system through the Dells to Watson Lake Park. The campground is only 5 miles from downtown Prescott.

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4. Granite Basin

This 22-site campground is located in the Granite Basin Recreation Area amidst granite boulders in mixed pinyon-juniper and ponderosa pines. It is convenient to Granite Basin Lake, Granite Mountain Wilderness, and five-day-use sites with picnic facilities and trail access.

22 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and grills. Drinking water, Composting toilets, and Garbage service.

RVs: Maximum vehicle length is 40-feet, No RV hook-ups, drinking water is available for use on-site, but not for filling RV water tanks

Fees: $18 for a campsite, $36 for a double campsite, $5 for an extra vehicle

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5. Willow Lake RV Park

The family Owned and Operated RV Park is nestled among 12 scenic acres of rustic, natural terrain in beautiful Granite Dells in Historic Prescott, Arizona.

For reservations call:  928-445-6311.  Located at: 1617 Heritage Park Road, Prescott

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Campground Amenities: Open Year Round, Full Hook-up, Shaded RV & Tent Sites, 30 Amp – 50 Amp, Clean Restrooms, Laundry, Cable TV, Wi-Fi at Site.

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