Prescott National Forest to indefinitely close three rental cabins

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212

Three rental cabins on the Prescott National Forest have been closed indefinitely for the health and safety of visitors and staff.

Effective immediately the following rental cabins will be closed and unavailable to rent via


  • Horsethief Cabin – Bradshaw Ranger District, Prescott, AZ
  • Groom Creek Schoolhouse – Bradshaw Ranger District, Prescott, AZ
  • Sycamore Cabin – Verde Ranger District, Camp Verde, AZ


Notifications to renters will be made as soon as possible and refunds will be processed.


As we work through an unpredictable and rapidly changing situation, health and safety is our number one priority. We are committed to continuing to support our communities and fulfill our mission as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.


These actions have been taken based on the best available medical advice for cleaning per CDC guidelines and to promote social distancing.  Rental cabin visitors are encouraged to contact their ranger district office with additional questions.


  • Forest Supervisor's Office: 735 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, AZ (928) 777-2200 (Available M-F 8:30-12:30, 1:00-4:00)
  • Bradshaw-Chino Valley District Office: 2971 Willow Creek Road, Bldg 4, Prescott, AZ (928) 443-8000 (Available M-F 8:30 – 4:30)
  • Verde Ranger District Office: 300 E. Highway 260, Camp Verde, AZ (928) 567-4121 (Available M-F 8:30-12:30, 1:00-4:00)



The Prescott National Forests continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and evaluate potential impacts and adjustments to reservations and our reservation policies through Reservation holders will be notified via email and/or cell phone text messages if there are any changes affecting their reservation. In the event of delayed openings of some, part or all of the campgrounds and cabins to ensure safe social distancing, you will receive a full refund for your reservation. Please remember to review current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and focus on recreating safely while protecting yourself, Forest Service employees and our volunteers.