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.
Wednesday 02/21 0%
High 40° / Low 22°
Partly cloudy. High around 40F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday 02/22 0%
High 41° / Low 26°
Plentiful sunshine. High 41F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph.
Friday 02/23 60%
High 32° / Low 16°
Occasional snow showers. High 32F. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 60%. About one inch of snow expected.
Saturday 02/24 0%
High 44° / Low 23°
Mainly sunny. High 44F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 02/25 0%
High 46° / Low 25°
Sunny. High 46F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 02/26 0%
High 51° / Low 27°
Mainly sunny. High 51F. Winds SSW 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.