Powell Springs Campground


A historic campground built by the CCC, Powell Springs is flanked by Hackberry Wash, a seasonal creek. Ponderosa pines provide shade in the campground, and riparian vegetation grows along the wash.


  • 11 campsites
  • 12 picnic tables
  • 2 fireplaces
  • 9 fire pits
  • 11 pedestal grills
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • No garbage service - Please pack it out 

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
Fees No
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
  • 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
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Approximately 45 minutes from Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Take Hwy 69 to Dewey, left on Hwy 169. Approximately 9.5 miles, left on Cherry Rd, a dirt road accessible to passenger cars except during wet weather. Follow road approximately 4.5 miles to campground on left.

  • Maximum vehicle length: 22-40 feet

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RV Camping

No hook-ups

Campground Camping

  • Each camp site usually accommodates one vehicle towing a camp trailer plus one 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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5,300 feet