Packsaddle Campground is a tiny campground with only four campsites located in the high-desert Cerbat Mountains north of Kingman, Arizona. This small campground is located at near the rocky ridge line of the mountains at 6,000 feet and is shaded by pinon pines and juniper trees with spectacular views of the Detrital Valley below. Packsaddle Campground has a near twin campground just down the road at Windy Point Campground. Hiking is abundant in the area with many destinations available including the nearby Mount Tiption Wilderness.
The four tent campsites at Packsaddle Campground offer a picnic table, fire ring, and access to vault toilets.
Packsaddle Campground Features
|Number of Campsites:||4 Campsites|
|Toilets:||Yes – Vault Toilets|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Accessible for RVs|
|Cell Phone Service:||None|
|Operating Season:||Campground open year-round|
|Geo Coordinates:||35.452347, -114.170020|
|Nearest City/Town:||Kingman, Arizona|
|Location:||Mohave County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||30 Miles to Kingman, Arizona|
|Directions:||From Kingman, drive 18 miles north on US 93, to the Bureau of Land Management maintained Big Wash Road turnoff. Note: This turnoff is located 1.5 miles north of the State Road 62-Chloride turnoff. Packsaddle Recreation Site is located nine miles up the unpaved Big Wash Road from its junction with US 93.|
|Web:||Bureau of Land Management – Kingman Field Office|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First-come/First-Served|
When To Go
Spring – Fall – Packsaddle Campground is high enough to offer a break from the desert midsummer heat below, but the best times to go are early summer and fall.
What To Do
Hiking – This is a popular activity in the area withe several hiking destinations nearby.