Groom Creek Horse Camp is small equestrian campground located in the Bradshaw Mountains, about 9 miles south of Prescott. The campground is situated in Prescott National Forest near trails that are popular for horse riding. The campground is open from May 1st through October 31st each year.
The campground was recently renovated, with new corrals installed, and other updated facilities. There are 36 campsites that can accomodate large RVs and trailers. Each campsite has a fire ring, picnic table, and access to drinking water and vault toilets. Supplies and services are located a few miles away in Prescott.
Groom Creek Horse Camp Features
|Number of Campsites:||36 Campsites|
|Cost:||$18/night, $5/night additional vehicle|
|Toilets:||Yes – Vault Toilets|
|RV/Trailer Length:||40 Feet|
|Cell Phone Service:||Yes|
|Operating Season:||May 1st – October 31st|
|Nearest City/Town:||Prescott, Arizona|
|Location:||Yavapai County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||Yes|
|Proximity to Stores:||9 Miles|
||From downtown Prescott, head east on Gurley Street to Mt. Vernon Avenue. Head south on Mt. Vernon Ave (Senator Highway, Forest Road #52) for about 6.5 miles to Groom Creek. The Horse Camp is just 0.7 miles south of the center of Groom Creek. Trailhead for Groom Creek Loop Trail #307 is east across Forest Road #52 from the campground.|
|Web:||Prescott National Forest|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First Come, First Served|
When To Go
Fall – The summers at Groom Creek Horse Camp can be a little warm, but the weather in Fall is perfect.
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.
What To Do
Hiking & Horse Rides– There are miles of trails in the area that are great for day hikes and rides.