Upper Wolf Creek Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This boulder-strewn group reservation site is located in a ponderosa pine forest and away from other developed recreation sites. The trees are thinly spaced in some areas which facilitates group activities, RV parking (RVs not exceeding 40 feet in length), and camping.


  • 13 picnic tables, 5 grills, and 1 fire ring in central gathering area
  • Volleyball/badminton court with net, and horeshoe pit (volleyball, badminton shuttlecock and rackets, and horseshoes not provided) 
  • No drinking water
  • 4-seat vault toilet
  • Garbage service

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This location is closed. Affected reservations have been canceled and refunds will be issued (if the site accepts reservations). Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from our department and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions.
Reservations: Reservation Information: Recreation.gov or telephone 1-877-444-6777
  • $100 for groupsite (26-50 people)
  • $125 for groupsite (51-75 people)
  • $150 for groupsite (76-100 people)
Usage: Heavy
  • 100 people maximum
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash (6' maximum)
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days in 30-day period on the Prescott National Forest including stays at dispersed recreation sites. 
Closest Towns: 8 miles from Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Prescott take the Senator Highway (Mt. Vernon Avenue) south for about 6 miles. You will pass the entrance to Goldwater Lake and the community of Groom Creek. The pavement will end about 500 feet before you reach Forest Road 97. Turn right onto Forest Road 97 and travel for another 0.75 miles to the group campground on the right of the road. Forest Road 97 is unpaved but is suitable for all vehicles during dry road conditions.

An alternate route from Prescott is to take U.S. Highway 89 (White Spar Road) south for about 6 miles to Forest Road 97. Turn left on Forest Road 97 and go for another 5.5 miles to the campground.

Road conditions are paved, and dirt (site is not paved).

  • Maximum vehicle length: 40 feet

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

  • Up to 40' in length
  • No hook-ups

Group Camping

  • Secluded from other camp sites, Upper Wolf Creek Group Campground offers an ideal location for large groups to camp.  The central gathering area includes picnic tables, charcoal grills, a large fire ring, a sports court with a net, and a horseshoe pit, all located near the restrooms.  Numerous scattered tent sites offer privacy for those wishing to camp at a distance from the crowd.  
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6,000 feet