West Clear Creek
Wilderness, Camping in
Arizona Picture Tour

West Clear Creek Wilderness is truly an Arizona treasure. The creek lives up to it's name with sparkling clear water. The canyon reveals brilliant red rock. The West Clear Creek Trail is a must hike for breathtaking views of this awesome landscape.

The wilderness area is located in the Coconino National Forest and is 12 miles east of Camp Verde, Arizona. Roads accessing the wilderness can be rough and a sturdy vehicle is recommended.

On a hot day, you'll find relief in the cool waters of West Clear Creek. The creek is perfect for wading and there are many swimming holes for those seeking a complete soak. Also, don't forget your fishing pole. The creek is stocked with trout.

Lush plant life, wildflowers, and animal life make West Clear Creek Wilderness a paradise for photography and wildlife viewing. Don't forget to bring your camera and binoculars.

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West Clear Creek Camping: RV camping and tent camping is allowed outside of West Clear Creek Wilderness in the Coconino National Forest. The best place to camp for accessing the west end of the wilderness area (and the West Clear Creek Trail) is along Bull Pen Road (FR 215). Clear Creek Campground is also an option. It is run by the Forest Service and is located just east of the small town Clear Creek, along highway 260. Click here for more camping information.

After a visit to West Clear Creek Wilderness you'll likely be thinking of a return trip. When you feel the need to rejuvenate your body and soul, this wilderness gem is hard to beat.

For more information visit the Coconino National Forest web page.

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