Camp Hualapai

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Part of our in-depth series exploring the forts of Apacheria

Picture of Remains at Camp Hualpai
Camp Hualapai Remains

Located in Yavapai County on the Walnut Creek road north of Prescott, Juniper, AZ.

Some remnants, and an interesting cemetery located on private property.

Camp Hualapai was first known as Camp Tollgate. It was established on the toll road named for William Hardy. In 1870 the military took it over to protect the road from Indian attacks. The post office was established in 1882 and closed in 1883. When the military left the site became known as Juniper under which a new post office was established.

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