White Spar Campground

  

Notice: The Arizona High School Cycling League will hold an event at White Spar Campground and surrounding trails Saturday, September 24 & Sunday, September 25. The campground will be closed to all but event participants during this time.

Located in the ponderosa pine forest along Highway 89, this campground is within an easy drive from the city of Prescott. The camp sites are generally large enough to accommodate most recreational vehicles (not exceeding 40 feet in length). The paved road system to and throughout the campground makes for easy access to each camping site.

Facilities

  • 57 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and grills (12 in the winter)
  • Drinking water (seasonally, May - October) for use on site, but not for filling RV water tanks
  • 4 vault toilets
  • Garbage service

 

Note: This site closes following especially heavy snow and when the roads are too icy.  If you plan to visit and want to make sure it is open, please contact the Bradshaw Ranger Station: 928-443-8000.

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
Fees
  • $14 for campsite (Winter: $10 when water is not available)
  • $5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium
Restrictions:
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • The gathering of dead wood is allowed for campground use only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash 6-feet or less in length
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
     
Closest Towns: Approximately 10 minutes from Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Prescott, turn south onto Montezuma Street from Gurley Street. Stay on Montezuma Street (which turns into Whitespar, then U.S. Highway 89) for 3 miles.  The campground entrance is just off the highway on your left. The road and spurs are paved.


Parking:
  • Maximum vehicle length: 22-40 feet

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RV Camping

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Campground Camping

  • Located in the ponderosa pine forest three miles from downtown Prescott, this campground has 57 sites with 12 sites open year-round, though the water is off during the winter.
  • Each camp site usually accommodates one vehicle towing a camp trailer plus one additional vehicle (there is a charge for additional vehicle). Vehicles must be parked in space provided on site - not along side the road.
  • Sites are designed for 5 people; a maximum of 10 is allowed only to accommodate a single large family.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.50854084

  Longitude : 
-112.476462

  Elevation : 
5,700 feet