Alto Pit OHV Day Use/Campground
ATV and dirt bike riders (off-road vehicles of 50” or less in width) enjoy 400 acres with approximately 20 miles of motorized trails, 2 cross-country areas, and a designated children's area. The main area is a former gravel pit at 6,200 foot elevation just below Granite Mountain. There is also a smaller gravel pit. Rock and granite surface the area. A host is available to provide information and assist visitors.
Note: This site closes following especially heavy rain or snow, and when the roads are too icy. If you plan to visit and want to make sure it is open, please contact the Bradshaw Ranger Station: 928-443-8000. When the office is closed, please check the right-hand column under "Alerts and Warnings" to see if there are weather-related closures, and follow the link to see if this site is closed or on a reduced schedule.
- 10 campsites with picnic tables, and fire pits
- 1 double site with picnic tables, and 1 fire pit (up to 20 people)
- Staging area with ramps
- No drinking water
- 3 vault toilets
- Garbage service
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Day-use site:
|Reservations:||Campground reservations can be made on the day of arrival or up to to six months in advance for May 1 - October 31 can be made through Recreation.gov. No reservations are required for day use. From November 1 - April 30, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis only.|
|Fees:||Day-use: $5 per vehicle; Free every Wednesday! Campground:
|Closest Towns:||Prescott, AZ|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
Northwest on Iron Springs Rd, 5 miles past the intersection with Gale Gardner. Alto Pit is on the right side of the road.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
- 9 RV pull through sites and 1 back-in site situated in the cool Ponderosa Pines
OHV Open Area Riding
- Twenty miles of motorized trails with varying degrees of challenge, and three open areas, one for children.
- For permit information go to:
OHV Trail Riding
- A large ramada shelters 6 picnic tables which are available for public use.