Burro Creek Campground is a small desert campground situated in a canyon along the creek of the same name and is a popular winter camping spot. The campground offers access to the sandy banks of the flowing creek in the canyon with views of the Highway 93 bridges arching overhead. Hiking is popular in the area with access to several backcountry areas and hiking trails nearby leading to the Aubrey Peak Wilderness and Arrastra Mountain.

The campground is a wide open space dotted with shade ramadas marking the campsites. There are 30 campsites available for tent and RV camping. Each campsite includes a picnic table, fire ring, shade ramadas, and access to vault toilets.

Burro Creek Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 30 Campsites
Cost: $14/night
Use Level: Medium – High
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: Sort Of – There is a sandy beach along the creek
RV/Trailer Length: Not Defined – Very Large Access
RV/Trailer Amenities: Dump Station
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open year-round

Getting There

Geo Coordinates: 34.537920, -113.450232
Nearest City/Town: Wickenburg, Arizona
Elevation: 2100 Feet
Location: Mohave County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: Yes to campground – Unpaved in campground
Proximity to Stores: 59 Miles to Wickenburg, Arizona
Directions: From Wickenburg: drive northwest on Highway 93 for 59 miles. Turn left at the signed turnoff, continue 1.5 miles to the Burro Creek Campground.From Kingman: Drive east for 17 miles on I-40, then head south for 53 miles on Highway 93. The recreation site turnoff is one mile south of Burro Creek Bridge. Turn right at the signed turnoff, continue 1.5 miles to the Burro Creek Campground.


Phone: (928) 718-3700
Web: Bureau of Land Management – Kingman Field Office
Reservations: Not Accepted – First-come/First-Served

When To Go

Fall – Spring – Burro Creek Campground is a popular destination in the winter, but can be too hot in the summer for camping.

Tuesday 09/25 0%
High 97° / Low 69°
Clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.
Wednesday 09/26 0%
High 98° / Low 69°
Sunny skies. High 98F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 09/27 0%
High 98° / Low 70°
Mainly sunny. High 98F. ESE winds shifting to SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 09/28 0%
High 99° / Low 70°
Mainly sunny. High 99F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 09/29 0%
High 96° / Low 70°
Sunny. High 96F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 09/30 0%
High 94° / Low 68°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 94F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.

What To Do

Hiking – This is a popular activity in the area withe several hiking destinations nearby.

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