White Spar Campground

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White Spar Campground is conveniently located just 2.7 miles south of downtown Prescott and east of Highway 89. Situated at an elevation of 5,641 feet, this campground offers vanlifers the perfect blend of mild weather, scenic beauty, and abundant outdoor activities. Surrounded by a forest of ponderosa pine, oak, manzanita, and various shrubs and grasses, the campground provides a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With its mild weather and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, White Spar Campground serves as the perfect destination for vanlifers seeking adventure and relaxation in the great outdoors.


For vanlifers looking to explore the natural beauty of the Prescott area, White Spar Campground serves as an ideal basecamp. Numerous loop trails in the surrounding area cater to hikers, mountain bikers, and birdwatchers alike, offering opportunities for exploration and adventure. From leisurely strolls through the forest to challenging mountain bike rides, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Nearby attractions such as the Granite Basin Recreation Area, Granite Mountain Wilderness Area, Granite Basin Lake, Lynx Lake Recreation Area, and Thumb Butte provide endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Whether it’s fishing, boating, backpacking, rock climbing, or simply relaxing amidst the tranquil surroundings, visitors to White Spar Campground are sure to find activities to suit their interests.

Facilities Information

White Spar Campground features 52 single and four double occupancy campsites, with amenities including picnic tables, steel fire rings and/or concrete block grills, and either established tent pads or areas for tents. Accessible campsites are available for those with disabilities. The campground offers a mix of pull-through, back-in, and parallel parking driveways, providing options for various types of camping units.

Services at the campground include four vault restrooms, four trash dumpsters, and nine water hydrants. It’s important to note that there are no RV hook-ups or dump stations in the campground, and water may not be available during the non-peak season. Additionally, the facility may be closed during snow events, so it’s advisable to check for any closures before planning your trip.

It’s a privilege to have White Spar Campground for our enjoyment, so please practice Leave No Trace principles.


To reach White Spar Campground from downtown Prescott, simply head south on Highway 89 for 2.7 miles until you reach the campground entrance. The campground is easily accessible by road and offers ample parking for vanlifers and their camping units. With its convenient location and year-round availability, White Spar Campground is the perfect destination for a vanlife adventure in Prescott, Arizona.

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