Top 3 Camping Spots around Prescott!

Top 3 Camping Spots around Prescott!

Lynx Lake Prescott

So we at Prescott Dentistry have clients who come to our comfortable office from all across the state because of the innovative, holistic dentistry we provide. Often families will come to Prescott Dentistry for an appointment and then spend the day or the weekend visiting what is one of the most beautiful spots in the country. They’ll plan a day of hiking or kayaking when escaping the heat from down south. They might spend the afternoon visiting antique shops and eating in an authentic saloon along historic “Whiskey Row”. Since spring is upon us and many of us are itching to get outside as the weather finally warms up. We’ve put together a list of the top 3 camping spots in and around the beautiful Prescott National Forest. Whether you’re new to camping, or an experienced outdoorsman, Prescott has plenty to offer! Just remember to avoid packing the cooler with too many sugary drinks and always wear a mouth guard and a helmet when engaging in offroading, climbing or any other potentially dangerous activities.

Hilltop Campground

About half a mile from Lynx Lake, this campground features 38 sites that can accommodate RV’s up to 40 ft for all you “glampers” out there! There is a general store at the north end of Lynx lake where you can rent boats and enjoy a peaceful kayak or canoe outing during your stay. There are also several hiking trails that take you into the beautiful back country. The cost to stay is $18 per night on a first-come-first-serve basis. Accommodations include picnic tables, vault toilets, grills and drinking water. More Information.

Lower Wolf Creek Campground

Just a 20 minute drive from the heart of Prescott, but you’d never know it when you’re staying at this tucked away gem! Even when Wolf Creek isn’t flowing there will generally be water in the nearby swimming hole! This campground is a great spot if you like to avoid the hustle and bustle of larger campgrounds. There is a $10/night fee and about 20 campsites. Accommodations include tables, grills and vault toilets. More information.

Yavapai Campground

In the lovely boulder dotted Granite Mountain Wilderness, this lovely campground is just a short walk from Granite Basin Lake. You can enjoy the lake on your non-motorized boats then relax in one of the 25 campsites for $18/night. More information.

Together with your outdoor adventure, contact Prescott Dentistry to schedule a cleaning or consultation!

– Dr. Nathan Thompson

Images used under creative commons license – commercial use (3/31/2016) Kevin Dooley (Flickr)