The Senator Highway Dispersed Campsites are a collection of primitive campsites just minutes south of Prescott, Arizona. The campground is fairly open and dotted by shaded clusters of ponderosa pines. There are 7 campsites in the campground, 6 of which are suitable for an RV or trailer. All of the campsites have fire rings and a post to mark where you are supposed to setup camp. All trash must be packed out. Supplies can found nearby in the town of Prescott.

There is no fee for camping at the Senator Highway Dispersed Campsites. These campsites are open all year, but beware the area does get snow in the winter. ATV riding and mountain biking are popular activities in the area.

Senator Highway Dispersed Campsites Features

Campground Type: Organized, Primitive
Number of Campsites: 7 Campsites
Cost: No Fee
Use Level: Medium
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: None
Toilets: None
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: None – Pack it out
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: Not Specified
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: Yes
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground Open Year-round

Getting There

Geo Coordinates:
Nearest City/Town: Prescott, Arizona
Elevation: 6000 Feet
Location: Yavapai County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: None
Proximity to Stores: 8 Miles
From Prescott:

Head east on Gurley Street to Mt. Vernon Street (Senator Hwy.) and then drive south for about 8 miles. The Senator Highway Dispersed Campsites are located along the side of Senator Highway.

Senator Highway Campsites

Camping Supply List


Phone: 928-443-8000
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.

Partly Cloudy
Thursday 03/22 0%
High 70° / Low 42°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy with gusty winds. High near 70F. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 03/23 20%
High 63° / Low 40°
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 63F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 03/24 0%
High 59° / Low 36°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 59F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 03/25 0%
High 55° / Low 30°
Mainly sunny. High around 55F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Monday 03/26 10%
High 50° / Low 28°
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High around 50F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/27 20%
High 49° / Low 29°
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 49F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

What To Do

Hiking & Mountain Biking – There are numerous hiking trails in the area, some of which are also suitable for mountain biking.

ATV Riding – There are a lot of dirt roads and trails in the area that are used for ATV riding.

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