Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Prescott National Forest - 05/03/16 - Prescott, AZ

Tuesday – May 3, 2016
Prescott National Forest
Prescott, Arizona

We spent a delightful seven days in Las Vegas and enjoyed our time sampling the cuisine from four restaurants featured on Diners, Drive In’s and Dives in March 2016. Now, it is time to move on to explore out other interesting places.

This segment of our adventure takes us to Prescott, Arizona. In a recent survey of the best cities to retire, Prescott was voted as number two on the list. While we are waiting for the weather to warm up in northern California, Oregon and Washington, we will check out Prescott.

Prescott is a small town with a population of 39,843, according to the 2010 Census. It is located in a mountainous region in central Arizona, at an elevation of 5,368 feet, somewhat surrounded by the Prescott National Forest.

We will spend six days exploring Prescott, while camped at the White Spar Campground in the Prescott National Forest.

Tomorrow another adventure begins.

Travel Details:

Departed: Boulder City, Nevada
Departure Time: 8:05 A.M.
Arrived: Prescott, Arizona
Arrival Time: 12:45 P.M.

Campground: White Spar
Type: National Forest
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: N 34.50900 Longitude: W 112.47700
Camping Fee: $14.00 (50% discount with Golden Age Passport)
Campsite: 12
Campsite Hookups: None
Campground Amenities: Vault Toilets, Trash Dumpster.
Free Dump Stations: Affinity RV Dealer in Prescott, Prescott Water Treatment Facility, Affinity RV Dealer in Prescott Valley
Total Campsites: 59

Cellular Service: Verizon - 4G, 3 Bars
Internet Service: Verizon Jetpack, 5 Bars
Dish TV Satellite Service: Excellent

Total miles traveled today: 227
Route Traveled:
South on U.S. Route 93
East on Interstate 40
South on Arizona Highway 89 to White Spar Campground

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