Yavapai Campground


This campground is located in the Granite Basin Recreation Area.


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Note: This site closes following especially heavy 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.



  • 21 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and grills
  • Drinking water
  • Composting toilets
  • Garbage service


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

At a Glance

Reservations: Recreation.gov
  • $18 for campsite
  • $36 for double campsite
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium
  • 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: 14 days
Closest Towns: Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the corner of Iron Springs Rd. and Williamson Valley Rd in Prescott: Northwest on Iron Springs approximately 3 miles. Right on Granite Basin Rd. Follow road 2.1 miles. Yavapai Campground is on the left.

  • Maximum vehicle length: 40 feet

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Nestled in granite rock outcrops adjacent to Granite Mountain Wilderness Area.  Located in mixed Pinyon Juniper and Ponderosa Pine with plently of sunlight; located only a few miles from Prescott. 

Each camp site usually accommodates one vehicle towing a camp trailer plus one additional vehicle (there is a charge for additional vehcile).  Vehicles must be parked in space provided on site - not along side of road. 

Sites are designed for 5 people; a maximum of 10 is allowed only to accommodate a single large family.  At least one person must occupy a campsite during the first night after camping equipment is set up.

General Info:

  • Maximum vehicle length: 40 feet

RV Camping

  • Though there are no RV hook-ups, most sites can accommodate trailers up to 40’ in length.

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5,600 feet


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