Hilltop Campground


Located in the Lynx Lake Recreation Area. This campground is located in the ponderosa pine forest about 0.5 mile directly south of Lynx Lake. The campsites provided are generally large enough to accommodate most recreational vehicles under 40 feet in length. A host is available to provide information and assist visitors to locate a suitable camping site.

Lynx Lake Recreation Area Brochure (1,020 KB)


  • 38 campsites with picnic tables, and grills
  • Drinking water
  • 5 vault toilets
  • Garbage service


  • Maximum vehicle length 40'
  • No RV hook-ups
  • Drinking water available for use on site, but not for filling RV water tanks

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
  • $18 for campsite
  • $36 for double campsite
Open Season: April 1 - Oct 31
Usage: Heavy
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 7 days
  • Discharging any weapon is prohibited at all times in the Lynx Lake Recreation Area
Closest Towns: Approximately 15 minutes from Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Access is by paved road. From the Courthouse Plaza go east on Gurley Street. Turn east onto Highway 69. Go 4 miles to the turnoff to Walker (Forest Road 197). Follow this road for approximately 3 miles to the campground sign. Turn left onto this access road; the campground is less than 0.5 mile from Walker Road.  Campground road and spurs are paved.

  • Maximum vehicle length: 40 feet

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RV Camping

No electric, water, or sewer hook-ups

Campground Camping

  • At least one person must occupy a campsite during the first night after camping equipment is set up.
  • 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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