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.
Saturday 02/24 0%
High 44° / Low 19°
Plentiful sunshine. High 44F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 02/25 0%
High 48° / Low 26°
Mainly sunny. High 48F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 02/26 0%
High 51° / Low 28°
Sunny. High 51F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 02/27 60%
High 44° / Low 23°
Sunny skies during the morning hours will give way to cloudy skies with a mixture of light rain and snow developing in the afternoon. High 44F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Wednesday 02/28 50%
High 41° / Low 23°
Snow showers before noon. Becoming partly cloudy later. High 41F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
Thursday 03/01 10%
High 47° / Low 29°
A mainly sunny sky. High 47F. Winds SSW 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.