Campgrounds in Williams, AZ

Campgrounds in Williams, AZ
Tourists visit Williams, Arizona, for two main reasons: beautiful high desert country and the town's proximity to the Grand Canyon. Whether you stay to enjoy the vicinity, board the Grand Canyon Train or take the hour's drive to the South Rim, campers will find good campgrounds in Williams. Within a few hours' drive from Williams are Montezuma's Castle, Meteor Crater and other national parks.
 

Cataract Lake County Park & Campground

The public campgrounds nearest the center of Williams are at Cataract Lake. On one side of the lake--and abutting Elephant Rocks Golf Course--are nearly 25 primitive campsites, good for tents and RVs up to 16 feet. On the opposite side are 34 additional and similar campsites, plus the 24-hour camp attendant. Water, pit toilets and no showers mean you're camping out; the nightly fee reflects the campground's simplicity. Cataract Lake County Park offers both fishing and boating.

Cataract Lake
1500/1510 N. Country Club Road
Williams, AZ 86046
(928) 679-8000
www.coconino.az.gov/parks.aspx?id=409

 
 

Canyon Gateway RV Park

Conveniently within Williams city limits, Canyon Gateway RV Park has more than 100 pull-through campsites with views. Internet access, coin laundry, 50-amp hookups and cable TV make your visit pleasant. Walk to stores, golf or rail depot. The park calls itself "The Grand Canyon Park With a Friendly Face."

Canyon Gateway RV Park
1060 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.
Williams, AZ 86046
(928) 635-2718
www.grandcanyonrvparks.com

Grand Canyon Railway RV Park

Grand Canyon Railway RV Park offers more than 100 paved buddy or pull-through RV spaces with 50-amp service. The park is adjacent to the train depot, should a train tour to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon be on your schedule. You can hook up to cable TV and the Internet, exercise on the fitness trail and get back to scenic Route 66 in the blink of an eye. Big rigs are welcome, as are pets. Other amenities include a convenience store, outdoor sports courts, playground, pool, laundry and shower facilities.

Grand Canyon Railway RV Park
601 W. Franklin Ave.
Williams, AZ 86046
(800) 843-8724
www.thetrain.com/grand-canyon-railway-rv-park-5738.html

Railside RV Ranch

Another well-appointed campground, Railside RV Ranch has good views, pull-through and back-in campsites, 30- and 50-amp service, cable TV, propane, laundry, groceries, free Wi-Fi, showers, Continental breakfast and a playground. It screens movies outdoors in warm weather. Visit their swimming pool, go fishing, take any of several dozen day hikes or ride your bicycles on area roads.

Railside RV Ranch
877 Rodeo Road
Williams, AZ 86046
(928) 635-4077
www.grandcanyonconnection.info

Canyon Motel & RV Park

Surrounded by the Kaibab National Forest, Canyon Motel & RV Park still is close to all that's happening in Williams. Its 47 campsites accommodate big rigs and offer 20-, 30- and 50-amp service, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi. If you need to spread out, flagstone cottages and converted railcars for rent make a quirky experience. You can resupply groceries, wash clothes, pick up souvenirs and visit the playground or indoor pool. Hiking trails are mere steps from your campsite. Both rustic and scenic, this campground is an outdoor resort.

Canyon Motel & RV Park
1900 E. Rodeo Road
Williams, AZ 86046
(928) 635-9371
www.thecanyonmotel.com

 

Article Written By Lani Johnson

Lani Johnson is a hiking, writing musician. Recent published work includes journalism, poetry and research. See her online writing at Trails.com or at Azacda.presspublisher.us.

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