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.
Friday 11/24 0%
High 75° / Low 43°
Sunny skies. High around 75F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 11/25 0%
High 76° / Low 43°
Sunny. High 76F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday 11/26 0%
High 77° / Low 46°
Sunny skies. Near record high temperatures. High 77F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 11/27 0%
High 68° / Low 30°
Sunshine and a few clouds with gusty winds developing during the afternoon. High 68F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph.
Tuesday 11/28 0%
High 59° / Low 34°
A mainly sunny sky. High 59F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 11/29 0%
High 62° / Low 35°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 62F. Winds light and variable.
What To Do
Hiking & Horse Rides– There are miles of trails in the area that are great for day hikes and rides.