Grand Canyon National Park Campgrounds

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Campgrounds

Grand Canyon campgrounds allow you to camp within the boundaries of the national park and have easy access to all the activities available, as well as spectacular views. Read More

Where can I find great campsites near Grand Canyon National Park?

Mather Campground (Grand Canyon National Park)
This is a marvelous campground on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. You will be right at the heart of all the action with lots of pine trees providing shade.

  • Location: To get to this Grand Canyon Village campground from the south entrance, follow the highway about 3 miles to the village and turn left on Center Road, then right on Market Plaza Road for one mile.
  • Season: This Grand Canyon campground is open all year.
  • Cost: $18 per night (maximum of two vehicles, six people, three tents)
  • Services: Flush toilets, fire grills, showers, laundry, general store, gift shops, Visitor Center, views nearby.
  • Phone: (877) 444-6777

Desert View Campground (Grand Canyon National Park)
Located at the eastern entrance to the park, this campground is close to the Desert View Watchtower where you will get amazing views of the canyon’s bright colors and formations.

  • Location: As you enter Grand Canyon National Park, the campground entrance is on your right off of Highway 64.
  • Season: Open from mid-May to mid-October.
  • Cost: $12 per night (maximum six persons, two tents, two vehicles or one RV/travel trailer)
  • Services: Flush toilets, fire grills, picnic tables, Desert View Watchtower in walking distance.
  • Phone: (877) 444-6777

Ten-X Campground (Kaibab National Forest)
A beautiful spot will be yours within the lovely ponderosa forest at Ten-X Campground. There’s a great nature trail, too, where you can hike among the pines.

  • Location: Ten-X Campground is located on Highway 64, four miles south of the southern entrance to Grand Canyon National Park and two miles south of Tusayan.
  • Season: This campground is open from early May through September.
  • Cost: $10 per night (one vehicle maximum)
  • Services: Pit toilets, cold-water faucets, picnic tables, fire grills, the Ten-X Nature Trail.
  • Phone: (928) 638-2443

The North Rim Campground (Grand Canyon National Park)
This campground provides a lovely forest setting with pine trees and aspen surrounding. This is the only one of all Grand Canyon National Park campgrounds that is on the North Rim.

  • Location: The North Rim Campground is on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. To get there, drive south on Arizona Highway 67 into the park. Once you pass the Entrance Station, it’s approximately 11.5 miles until you take the second right after the North Kaibab Trailhead parking lot.
  • Season: Open from mid-May to mid-October, but hikers and cross-country skiers can use the group campsites in winter.
  • Cost: $18 to $25 per night (maximum two vehicles, six people, three tents)
  • Services: Flush toilets, campsite grills, picnic tables, showers, laundry, pay phones, dump station, nearby is Grand Canyon Lodge dining room, a deli and gift shop.
  • Phone: (877) 444-6777

The Tuweep Campground (Grand Canyon National Park)
This campground is located in the remote Arizona Strip and is an extremely challenging drive to access. The primitive camping here is perfect for the ultimate getaway.

  • Location: The best way to reach this remote campground is to take Highway 64 from the eastern entrance to Grand Canyon National Park, then go north on Highway 89 and take Highway 89A to Fredonia. BLM Road 109, seven miles west of Fredonia off of Highway 389, is the primary access.
  • Season: The best time to come to this campground is from April to November. From December to March the road can be impassible due to melting snow and mud.
  • Cost: No fees for camping, but you’ll need a backcountry permit.
  • Services: Composting toilets, picnic tables, fire grates, the Esplanade Loop Trail for easy hiking.
  • Phone: (877) 444-6777

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