Copper Basin Road Campground is another primitive campground in the Prescott Basin area, just outside of the city of Prescott with only 7 campsites. The campground is at the southern end of FDR 373 in the Prescott National Forest near Thumb Butte Loop Campground.
There are 7 private campsites at Copper Basin Road Campground, 6 of which can accommodate an RV or trailer. The campsites do not offer any amenities other than a fire ring. There is a post in the ground that is numbered to mark each designated campsite. All trash must be packed out. There is no fee for camping at Copper Basin Road Campground. Supplies can found nearby in Prescott.
The campsites are technically open all year, but beware the area does get snow in the winter.
Copper Basin Road Campground Features
|Campground Type:||Organized, Primitive|
|Number of Campsites:||7 Campsites|
|Trash/Dumpsters:||None – Pack it out|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Specified|
|Cell Phone Service:||Possible|
|Operating Season:||Campground Open Year-round|
|Nearest City/Town:||Prescott, Arizona|
|Location:||Yavapai County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||Yes|
|Proximity to Stores:||5 Miles|
Head south on Montezuma Street in Prescott for 1 mile. It will turn into White Spar Hwy. 89. Turn right on Copper Basin Road and for travel 3.1 miles. The campsites are located along Copper Basin Road.
Maps & Brochures
|Web:||Prescott National Forest|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First Come, First Served|
When To Go
Summer through Fall – Summertime can get a little warmer, but the weather is still great. Snow is possible in the winter.
Sunday 07/23 80%
High 81° / Low 62°
Scattered thunderstorms during the morning becoming more widespread this afternoon. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Monday 07/24 60%
High 74° / Low 60°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High 74F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Tuesday 07/25 20%
High 77° / Low 63°
Mainly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 77F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 07/26 0%
High 83° / Low 65°
Partly cloudy skies. High 83F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 07/27 10%
High 85° / Low 66°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High around 85F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 07/28 20%
High 85° / Low 66°
Partly to mostly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 85F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Camping Supply List
What To Do
Hiking & Mountain Biking – There are numerous hiking trails in the area, some of which are also suitable for mountain biking.