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|
|Trash/Dumpsters:||None – Pack it out|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Specified|
|Cell Phone Service:||Yes|
|Operating Season:||Campground Open Year-round|
|Nearest City/Town:||Prescott, Arizona|
|Location:||Yavapai County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||8 Miles|
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.
Maps & Brochures
Camping Supply List
|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.
Tuesday 10/16 20%
High 45° / Low 35°
Clouds early, some clearing late. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
Wednesday 10/17 10%
High 58° / Low 37°
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 58F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 10/18 10%
High 63° / Low 39°
Mainly sunny. High 63F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 10/19 0%
High 64° / Low 42°
Mainly sunny. High 64F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 10/20 40%
High 67° / Low 46°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 67F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday 10/21 50%
High 65° / Low 45°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High near 65F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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.
Other Nearby Campsites
- Trittle Mountain Road Campsites
- Sundance Road Campground
- Pipeline Road Campground
- Wolf Creek Road Campground
- Marapai Road Campground
- Copper Basin Road Campground