The Prescott Hiking Club is a hiking and social organization formed for the pleasure of hiking with others and enjoying the out of doors. We offer several levels of hikes three days a week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. We have a club Steering Committee . Dues are $5 per person, annually. Membership is open to anyone interested.
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Hike Schedules

Camp out

April Campout


Location: The Chiricahua National Monument

Arrive: Monday, April 16th
Depart: Saturday, April 21st                                                                                                                                                                  
Campground: Bonita Canyon at Chiricahua National Monument.

Senior passes will allow you to pay half price for camping in Chiricahua National Monument.

Campsite Reservations:
 Effective immediately, campers may now make reservations for the campground through the National Reservation Recreation System. Reservations can be made online 24 hours a day at www.Recreation.gov or over the phone at 1-877-444-6777. The camping fee is currently $20 per site, per night, or $10 per site, per night for the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Senior and Access pass holders Make reservations atwww.Recreation.gov  
Make your reservation ASAP as there is limited space available.

Camping Regulations:
To enhance your enjoyment and assist in protecting Chiricahua National Monument, please read and comply with all campground regulations:

*Maximum RV/motorhome or trailer length is 29 feet, actual measurements.
*Site #8 is designed for people with disabilities, but open to anyone for one night if it is the last available site.
*Campsite stay is limited to fourteen consecutive days.
*Check out time is 11 am. Inquire about additional nights availability with the camp host or visitor center.
*Campsite capacity is limited to eight people and two vehicles (where space is available) and unless otherwise designated or upon approval from a park ranger or campground host, a maximum of two tents per site. Use tent pads when setting up tents.
*Quiet hours are from 8 pm to 8 am (no generator use during quiet hours).
*Sites may not be left unattended for over 24 hours.                              
*Utility hook-ups are not provided and connection to water, sewer, or electrical outlets is prohibited.
*Hammocks, solar showers, and clotheslines are prohibited.

Obtain gas in Willcox (if coming from I-10) or in Sunizona (if coming from Bisbee); gasoline is not available at or near the monument.
Maximum vehicle length is 29 feet to drive beyond the visitor center.
From Tucson:
Chiricahua National Monument is located 120 miles southeast of Tucson. Take I-10 east from Tucson to the first exit for Willcox. Travel 3 miles into town to the stoplight and turn right. You will follow Arizona State Highway 186 for 32 miles to the junction of Arizona State Highway 181. Turn left and 4 miles later you will be at the Chiricahua entrance station.

-Monday, April 16:   4:00 pm - meet at the Overlands campsite #24 for happy hour and information on the week activities. Bring a lite appetizer to share.
-Tuesday and Wednesday:  hike
-Thursday:  maybe a free day (Go to Bisbee or Tombstone) Have a group dinner somewhere? To be decided.
-Friday: hike
Saturday: drive home
Additional Information:
Jim and I are arriving on Sunday, April 15th if anyone wants to see if a campsite is available. There were many more available on Monday.

For those of you who don’t camp, the closest town is Willcox some 37 miles away that has several hotels.


Email Donna at overlanddonna@gmail.com or call (928)710-5428

Please email me with your name and campsite # so I can keep track of all who are coming.