The Best Camping in Cottonwood

Looking for the best camping in Cottonwood? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Cottonwood. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Cottonwood

  • Sedona, Arizona

    Parsons Trail

    7.27 mi / 587 ft gain
    Parsons Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Clarkdale, Arizona.
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Girdner Trail

    10.18 mi / 1076 ft gain
    Girdner Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Sedona, Arizona.
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Robbers Roost

    5.0
    0.95 mi / 148 ft gain
    The hike begins on the eastern side of the parking area. It is only a half mile hike but the views are amazing. Hike through the beautiful Sedona landscape of red rock and juniper before finding your way to this breathtaking cliff side view! Feel free to explore more of the mountain and find othe...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Woods Canyon Trail

    10.34 mi / 732 ft gain
    Woods Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Rimrock, Arizona.
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Fly Fish Oak Creek

    4.0
    Oak Creek is spring fed from the upper reaches of Oak Creek Canyon. It flows into the Verde River and the upper sections provide for some excellent trout fishing. The trout is stocked from Page Springs Hatchery, below this area the water becomes to warm for trout to survive. While in the area, yo...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Camp at East Pocket (Edge of the World)

    4.7
    We love coming to this site in the Summer and Fall, but wanted to "test" our cold-weather gear before backpacking this Winter. So we went to our tried and true spot, with the comfort of our cars, so we could work out our layering and sleep system. Have a few cups of warm spiked cider and enjoy! T...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Dispersed Camping in Coconino National Forest (Edge of the World)

    5.0
    This campsite is definitely out there. You'll take a dirt road into what seems to be a thick forest. Tell your GPS to put you on Woody Mountain Road in Flagstaff, AZ. Once you are on this road set your speedometer and follow this road for about 23 miles. Do not make any turns off of this road, th...
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  • Yavapai County, Arizona

    Black Canyon Trail

    72.67 mi / 6378 ft gain
    Black Canyon Trail is a point-to-point trail located near Black Canyon City, Arizona.
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Climbing at Oak Creek Canyon

    5.0
    Getting There About 18 miles south of Flagstaff on the 89A, turn into the Cave Springs parking lot and look for the trail just right of the first bridge. Hike up the chossy hill until you reach a giant sandstone slot canyon in the northwest. Climbing This canyon contained the crags, known as the ...
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  • Williams, Arizona

    Hike the Kelsey Spring/Hog Hill/Dorsey Spring Loop

    13.4 mi / 2200 ft gain
    This hike starts at the Kelsey Spring Trailhead. Park at the end of Forest Service Road 538G. There is parking for about 6-7 cars. Just past the signage for the trail, which is also called Kelsey Winter Trail, there is a trail registration box. Be sure to sign in. The trail descends steeply for t...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Harding Springs Trail to Cookstove Trail

    4.79 mi / 1923 ft gain
    Harding Springs Trail to Cookstove Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Munds Park, Arizona.
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike up Cookstove Trail

    1.6 mi / 800 ft gain
    Either a compliment to a night spent at the Pine Flat Campground or a quick day hike to top of your Sedona/Oak Creek adventure, this short hike will give you an alternative, but comparatively gorgeous view of the Sedona Area.This trail starts just north of Pine Flat Campground near milepost 387 a...
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Prescott Circle Trail

    53.67 mi / 7480 ft gain
    Prescott Circle Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Prescott, Arizona.
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Camp at Watson Lake in Prescott

    3.0
    Camping sites are only available in the summer months but the park is explorable year round! Watson Lake is a very unique place, in a state primarily made up of sandstone lies a lake surrounded by uniquely shaped Granite Boulders, excellent for hiking, rock climbing and photographing! Be sure to ...
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Watson Lake and Flume Trail

    4.63 mi / 381 ft gain
    Watson Lake and Flume Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Prescott, Arizona.
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Prescott Circle Trail: Segment 06

    9.05 mi / 1473 ft gain
    Prescott Circle Trail: Segment 06 is a point-to-point trail located near Prescott, Arizona.
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