Thumb Butte Day Use Area

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USDA Forest Service

Prescott National Forest

Thumb Butte Group Picnic Area is a convenient place for groups of up to 100 people to enjoy a day outdoors. The site is located under the towering pines of Prescott National Forest about 4 miles west of Prescott, and provides easy access to a variety of trails and amenities. It offers a year-round…

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1 Review of Thumb Butte Day Use Area

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Madison M.
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2020

Beautiful and Convenient

This campground located just outside of Downtown Prescott is one of my favorites for a little time away.  The grounds and trails are well maintained, with little to no facilities, they allow for tent and self contained camping.  Close proximity to a plethora of trails and wildlife, the Thumb Butte…

Month of VisitSeptember


Thumb Butte Day Use Area is located in Arizona


From Prescott, Arizona, go west on Gurley Street, which becomes Thumb Butte Road, and travel 2.2 miles to the picnic area entrance.


34.55222203 N
112.52138836 W

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