Crown King Area (Horsethief Basin)

  

***The Town of Crown King is OPEN, but Horsethief Basin Recreation Area is temporarily CLOSED to reduce risk of wildfire.  It will reopen once enough rain falls.  More information: 

  1. Forest Order No. 09-248 
  2. Map of Closure Area   
  3. News Release

Horsethief Basin Recreation Area offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, and OHV riding.  Castle Creek Wilderness is located nearby, and Horsethief Cabin and Turney Gulch Group Campground are available by reservation.  Day use sites and trails are open year-round; overnight accomodations are not available during the winter.  Scroll down (below the recreation map) to learn more about these recreational opportunities.

 

Note: Until further notice, use of a high-clearance vehicle is recommended for those who plan to visit recreation sites in Horsethief Basin.

 

 

At a Glance

Busiest Season: Spring - Fall

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

Hazlett Hollow Campground

Group Camping

Recreation areas with activity Group Camping:

Turney Gulch Group Campground


Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Water Activities

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.2106

  Longitude : 
-112.3361