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Camping

Whether you prefer pitching a tent in a quaint campground, relaxing in a luxury RV or simply unrolling a sleeping bag under the stars, Arizona camping is for you. With hundreds of recreation areas, campgrounds, RV parks and other places to stay all across the state, you'll find the right camping option for your trip – including many open year-round.

Looking for places to camp in Arizona? Our state parks are a great place to start. Visit the Arizona State Parks website, or read on for more campground and RV park listings. 

  • Camp Rucker

    Lieutenant John A. Rucker, was a professional cavalry officer serving with the United States Army in Arizona Territory during the Indian campaigns of the 1870's. He was stationed at Camp Supply in 1878 when a drowning incident occurred in White River C

  • Grand Canyon Caverns RV Park

    Camping, RV Park, motel, restaurant, pool, bar, rodeo, airstrip, mini-mart, 5200' elevation, so cooler than most of Arizona. 800 acres, hiking, old but very nice, on route 66, very quiet.

  • Arizona Camping Trips & Self-Guided Outdoor Adventures

  • White Mountain Apache Tribe

    There is plenty to do on the beautiful Eastern Arizona reservation, Salt River rafting, fishing, camping, hiking, skiing, elk hunting or gaming.

  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

  • Navajo National Monument (Keet Seel, Betatakin)

    Keet Seel is built into an eye-shaped cave and accessible only by a strenuous 17-mile round trip hike and a climb up to the ruins. Betatakin is more accessible.

  • Ape Index Rock Climbing Gym

  • Bartlett Reservoir

    22 miles east of Carefree.Upper Bartlett Lake, Rattlesnake and South Cove recreation sites provide areas for camping with trailers, picnicking, fishing and boating and are open year-round. Trailers longer than 16 feet are not recommended.

  • Lake Pleasant

    This newly expanded reservoir offers 114 miles of shoreline perfect for family recreation, as well as convenient amenities including a 10-lane boat ramp and parking for 200 vehicles.

  • Lake Powell

    Glen Canyon Dam, which is a feature of the Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP), impounds Colorado River water to form Lake Powell, one of the most popular and scenic lakes in the world. Lake Powell is part of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.The Bureau of Reclamation started construction of Glen Canyon Dam in 1956 and Lake Powell started filling on March 13, 1963. In 1980, 17 years after the diversion tunnel gates were closed, Lake Powell filled completely.

  • Saguaro National Park

    Saguaro National Park protects and preserves a giant saguaro cactus forest that stretches across the valley floor near Tucson. Unique to the Sonoran Desert, the park’s giant saguaros sometimes reach as much as 50 feet in height – so it’s no wonder they’ve been described as the kings of the Sonoran Desert.

    The city of Tucson divides Saguaro National park into two districts – the Tucson Mountain District to the west and Rincon Mountain District to the east, each located about 30 minutes outside of the city.

  • Lost Dutchman State Park

    Engulfed by the Tonto National Forest, Lost Dutchman State Park is a sanctuary filled with nature, trails for hiking and biking, 70 campsites and wide-open skies, making it the perfect place to relax and star gaze.

  • Roper Lake State Park

    Replete with natural wonder, Roper Lake State Park is an obvious choice for your next camping vacation. Enjoy five miles of nature trails that wind through desert landscapes and lead to stunning mountain views.

  • Becker Lake Wildlife Area

    The Becker Lake Wildlife Area is located in east-central Arizona, within Springerville city limits. Known for a wide variety of waterfowl and shorebirds, as well as wildlife like antelope and prairie dogs, Becker Lake offers plenty of attractions for nature lovers.

  • San Carlos Lake

    San Carlos is one of eight lakes with desert surroundings created by damming rivers in the hills around Phoenix, and like the others it has quite a dramatic setting. Deep blue waters are framed by gaunt, rocky, cactus-speckled mountains – in this case, the foothills of the Gila, Mescal and Santa Teresa ranges.

  • Lake Havasu State Park

    The scenic shoreline of Lake Havasu State Park is an ideal place to enjoy beautiful beaches, nature trails, boat ramps and convenient campsites. This spot is truly a watersport haven located near the famous London Bridge of Lake Havasu City.

  • Hawley Lake

    Tucked away in Arizona’s White Mountains and surrounded by three national forests, Hawley Lake is an adventurist’s delight. The 260-acre lake is open year-round despite snowy winters, meaning it’s the ideal location for ice fishing and snowshoeing. During the breezy spring months, visit Hawley Lake for sail boating, canoeing, kayaking, camping and cabin rentals.

  • Lake Havasu Shoreline Camp

    Lake Havaus Shoreline Camp features 105 sites along the Arizona side of Lake Havasu, from Lake Havasu City south to the Parker Dam. Most sites have a picnic table, shade ramada, barbecue grill, pit toilet and trash can.

  • Peppersauce Campground

    Located around 45 minutes northeast of Tucson, along the Control Road up Mt. Lemmon’s north slope, Peppersauce Campground is tucked away in a shallow, tree-filled canyon cut by Peppersauce Creek through rolling foothills covered with grass, oaks and yucca.

  • Watson Lake

    Four miles north of downtown Prescott at 3101 N State Route 89, this beautiful park allows access to Watson Lake and the boulders of the Granite Dells.

  • Clear Creek Campground on the Verde River

    Clear Creek Campground is a popular place for hiking, swimming, wading and fishing. Cool water species such as smallmouth bass and green sunfish populate the stream near the campground.

  • Ashurst Lake Complex

    Located around 20 miles southeast of Flagstaff, Ashurst Lake is a great spot to head to fish for rainbow and brook trout or to go canoeing, windsurfing and kayaking. A gravel road surrounding the lake makes for the perfect bike path or jogging route.

  • Cochise Stronghold

    This Southern Arizona campground situated in the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson is located in a magnificent, rugged canyon that served the famous Apache Indian leader, Cochise, as a refuge against his enemies.

  • Lake Mohave

    Lake Mohave is situated on Arizona's West Coast and divides portions of Nevada and Arizona. It is a part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and is located less than 50 miles northwest of Kingman, Arizona.

  • Arizona State Parks Trails System

    The Arizona State Trails System has been established to recognize and promote non-motorized trails that are of special interest or significance to both Arizona's residents and visitors. Trails offer a wide variety of recreation opportunities. The System currently contains over 600 trails.

  • Havasu Canyon

    Havasu Canyon is a side branch of the Grand Canyon that was once the home of a prehistoric people. Today, it is home to the Havasupai, a tribe that has inhabited the canyon for more than 800 years – as well asstunnign views of waterfalls, travertine pools and canyon walls.

  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

    One of the grandest – and most photographed – landmarks in the United States, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is a sprawling, sandy preserve that spans the border between Arizona and Utah, bathing the region in rich red hues. Dominated by crimson mesas and surreal sandstone towers – some as tall as 1,000 feet – the area is also known for dramatic, mesmerizing lighting, with the sun illuminating the towers and casting long shadows on the valley floor.

    Located inside the Navajo Nation – one of the largest Native American tribes in the United States – Monument Valley is around four hours northeast of Flagstaff, near the Four Corners area.

  • Wheatfields Lake Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife

    Wheatfields Lake in Chinle is one of the most popular destinations for fishing, camping, picnics and other outdoor adventures in Navajoland. You can cast your line just a few feet off the road, or you can drive around to the opposite side of the lake and launch your fishing boat near the base of the Chuska Mountains.

  • Horseshoe Bend

    Horseshoe Bend is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near Page, Arizona.

    Horseshoe Bend is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near Page, Arizona.  It is located five miles (8.5 km) downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, about four miles or 6 km southwest of Page. Horseshoe Bend can be viewed from the steep cliff above. The overlook is 4,200 feet above sea level and the Colorado River is at 3,200 feet above sea level making it a breathtaking 1,000 foot drop. It is a short ¾ of a mile hike from US Route 89. - See more at: http://visitpagearizona.com/activities/general/horseshoe-bend.html#sthash.HKBbhHX7.dpuf
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