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Lynx Lake Campout (AZ) – September 26-28, 2024

Sep 26 - Sep 28

$3 – $20

Host: Carla Sartwell 928-499-9066 (texting ok) azsidecarla@gmail.com

CoHost: Mike van Leeuwen 928-499-9067 (texting ok)

Location: Eagle Ridge Group Campground, Osprey Site, Walker Road, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Camp Phone: 877-444-6777 Prescott National Forest

Directions: Travel 7 miles east of Prescott, Arizona on Highway 69 toward Phoenix. Turn south
at Arco Station, onto Walker Road. Drive south on Walker Road for about 3 miles. Continue
past the Lynx Campground. Turn left at Southshore Marina and Eagle Ridge Group Camp sign.
Followed by immediate left turn (about 200 feet) into first group camping area.

Campground: All roads are paved. This group site has a covered lighted ramada (to hide under in
case of monsoon rains), 10 tables, 6 BBQ grills, large group fire ring, vault toilets and 2 drinking
water faucets. Limited electric to charge cell phones. Cell service has been marginal in the past.
No showers. Go to YMCA, Heritage RV Park or check with host. A total of 13 parking spaces for
motorcycles, cars and/or a tent camp trailers. One handicap angle parking space. There are 3 RV
trailer parking spaces for vehicles less than 35 feet (please contact IBMC hosts about
availability). Tent trailers must park on paved spaces. There are 4 leveled group tent pads and
several single leveled tent pads adjacent to ramada. Arrivals before noon on Thursday may find
gate closed. Check with campground host or call 928-499-9066 for assistance.

Fees: Camping fees are shared by campers, about $20 for total 3-night stay.

Remarks: This campground is at 5,600ft elevation among pine and fir trees. Because summer
monsoon rains may still be active a poncho or umbrella could prove handy. Days are 75F
degrees. Nights are cool, about 50F bring warm sleeping bag and clothes. Evening
entertainment includes group fire ring, old stories, new stories and music by the local coyotes.

Conveniences: Costco Store and Gasoline, Walmart, Trader Joes all within 4 miles. Numerous
restaurants: German food at Lynx Lake, Wildflower Bread Company, In and Out Burger, Olive
Garden, many fast-food places toward Prescott and Prescott Valley on Highway 69. Hardware
stores include: Ace, Lowe’s, Harbor Freight and others all nearby.
Attractions: See or rent boat at Lynx Lake located below our campground. Trails to walk around

Lynx Lake. Visit historic Whiskey Row, antique stores, Sharlot Hall Historical Museum,
Indigenous Peoples Museum, and Phippen Museum of Western Art. See various Indian ruins like
Lynx Creek Ruin, Tuzigoot, Montezuma’s Well and Castle. Stroll around Fort Verde historic
Army fort. Ride the twisty roads over Mingus Mountain(Hwy 89A North) on your way to Jerome
mining town, red rocks of Sedona and Flagstaff’s volcanic peaks.


Sep 26
Sep 28
$3 – $20


Carla Sartwell
Mike Van Leeuwen


Eagle Ridge Group Campground
Eagle Ridge, Osprey Site
Prescott, AZ United States
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