Groom Creek Schoolhouse Group Picnic Site, AZ

US Forest Service

Built in 1902, this historic schoolhouse and adjacent picnic area may be reserved in advance for groups of up to 50 people. Visitors without reservations may utilize outdoor accommodations when groups...[more]

Groom Creek Schoolhouse Group Picnic Site




From Phoenix take Interstate 17 North 61.8 miles. Merge onto AZ-69W via EXIT 262 toward Cordes junction Road/Prescott and follow 33.8 miles. Take the US-89 S ramp. Turn slight left onto East Gurley Street/AZ-89. Continue to follow East on Gurley Street for about 0.8 mile. Turn left at Mt. Vernon Street and continue for 6.1 miles. The turn off for the schoolhouse and parking will be on your left.

Access to the schoolhouse group day use site is via gate locked with a combination lock. After making reservations, you will receive the combination for the gate. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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