Clear Creek and Clear Creek Group Campgrounds

  

Clear Creek Campground

West Clear Creek flows along the boundary of this desert canyon country camp and is a popular place for hiking, swimming, wading and fishing. Cool water species such as smallmouth bass and green sunfish populate the stream near the campground. The oasis bordering the creek and extending into the campground is an excellent place for wildlife watching. It provides a productive home to a number of species of colorful songbirds and raptors. Beyond those lush environs, the Sonoran desert bristles with cactus and adds variety to any hike.

Clear Creek Campground is grassy and flat with shade provided by tall cottonwoods. It has a relaxed and open atmosphere that keeps people coming back year after year. Just a short gravel road separates the campground from nearby paved Forest Highway 9.

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At a Glance

Reservations: Single-unit sites: first-come, first-served only. Group site: reservations required.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
  • Campsite: $16 per night
  • 2nd vehicle: $8 for second vehicle at single unit sites
  • Group Site (1-30 people): $75 per night, per group
  • Group Site (31-80 people): $125 per night, per group
  • Group Site Day Use (80 people max.): $75 per day, per group
  • Discounts: America the Beautiful Senior and Access passes are accepted for a 50% discount on single-site camping fees. No Senior/Access discounts for group camping.
Go to Recreation.gov or call 877-444-6777.
Open Season: Open year-round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Camp Verde, AZ
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire - Contact Red Rock District - 928-203-2900

General Information

General Notes:

Attractions: Camping, swiming/wading, fishing, hiking, sightseeing, wildlife watching, and photography.

Facilities:

  • 18 single unit sites for which no reservations are taken, one group site, for which reservations are required.
  • Tables, fire rings and cooking grills, drinking water, vault toilets.

Notes:

  • Tents, motor homes and trailers under 32' are permitted.
  • No utility hookups.
  • Pets must always be restrained or on a leash.
  • No horses allowed in the campground.
  • Motorbikes may only be used for entering or leaving campsite.
  • 7 day stay limit.

Firewood is available for sale in all our campgrounds by our hosts for $7.00 ea.


Directions:

Location: 56 miles south of Flagstaff, 6 miles southeast of Camp Verde exit on I-17 in the Verde Valley. Elevation is 3,200 feet.

GPS (Map): 34°30'58.8"N 111°46'05.0"W

Access: Drive 50 miles south of Flagstaff on Interstate 17 and take any of the three Camp Verde exits. Drive through Camp Verde and continue east about 5 miles on State Highway 260 (the General Crook Highway). Turn north on FR 626 to the campground.

 

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Amenities

Camping trailer RVs and motor homes up to 32 feet
Toilets vault-type toilets (barrier free)
Picnic tables All sites have tables, fire pits and cooking grills
Parking 1 vehicle + a trailer. Additional vehicle $8 extra
Tent camping All sites will accommodate tents
Drinking water for hand and dishwashing - not tank fill-up