Best Campgrounds in Arizona

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  • #1 Payson Area Campgrounds

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    Payson, AZ

    Just an hour-and-a-half drive from Phoenix, the Payson area is a popular summer retreat. The Mazatzal Wilderness, one of the largest in the state, bounds the area on the west. Containing the ...
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    Just an hour-and-a-half drive from Phoenix, the Payson area is a popular summer retreat. The Mazatzal Wilderness, one of ...

  • #2 Flagstaff Area Campgrounds

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    Flagstaff, AZ

    The largest city in northern Arizona, Flagstaff has a full range of visitor services, as well as cultural events and museums. Spend some time at the Museum of Northern Arizona to learn more about ...
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    The largest city in northern Arizona, Flagstaff has a full range of visitor services, as well as cultural events and museums. ...

  • #3 Tucson Area Campgrounds

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    Tucson, AZ

    Still known as the Old Pueblo, the city of Tucson is the cultural center of southeastern Arizona. This desert city is surrounded by bold mountains that rise dramatically from the beautiful Sonoran ...
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    Still known as the Old Pueblo, the city of Tucson is the cultural center of southeastern Arizona. This desert city is surrounded ...

  • #4 Phoenix / Valley of the Sun Area Campgrounds

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    Phoenix, AZ

    Phoenix and its sister cities in the Valley of the Sun are home to more than two million people, more than half the state’s population. With such an urban concentration, it is hard to believe ...
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    Phoenix and its sister cities in the Valley of the Sun are home to more than two million people, more than half the state’s ...

  • #5 Show Low Area Campgrounds

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    Show Low, AZ

    Show Low and its close neighbor, Pinetop-Lakeside, are located at the eastern end of the central Mogollon Rim in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. Both towns have become very popular summer ...
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    Show Low and its close neighbor, Pinetop-Lakeside, are located at the eastern end of the central Mogollon Rim in the Apache-Sitgreaves ...

  • #6 Prescott Area Campgrounds

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    Prescott, AZ

    Central Arizona is a land of rugged, pine-forested mountains with a colorful history. The city of Prescott was the territorial capitol before Arizona became a state in 1912, and still has a flavor ...
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    Central Arizona is a land of rugged, pine-forested mountains with a colorful history. The city of Prescott was the territorial ...

  • #7 Grand Canyon South Rim Area Campgrounds

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    Tusayan, AZ

    Grand Canyon’s South Rim is by far the more accessible and popular of the two rims, and campground spaces are hard to come by during the summer. A good alternative is to stay in one of the c ...
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    Grand Canyon’s South Rim is by far the more accessible and popular of the two rims, and campground spaces are hard to come ...

  • #8 Verde Valley Area Campgrounds

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    Cottonwood, AZ

    Named by Spanish explorers in the 1540s, the Verde Valley’s defining natural feature is the Verde River. Native Americans thrived in the area long before the Europeans arrived, as evidenced by ...
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    Named by Spanish explorers in the 1540s, the Verde Valley’s defining natural feature is the Verde River. Native Americans ...

  • #9 Grand Canyon North Rim Area Campgrounds

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    Fredonia, AZ

    North Rim country is also known as the Arizona Strip, because of its isolation from the rest of Arizona. It often seems more a part of Utah than Arizona. Get just a mile or so away from the busy ...
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    North Rim country is also known as the Arizona Strip, because of its isolation from the rest of Arizona. It often seems more ...

  • #10 Alpine Area Campgrounds

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    Alpine, AZ

    The highest of the High Country stretches across the White Mountains, from the town of Springerville to the hamlet of Alpine near the New Mexico border, and south along the famous Coronado Trail ...
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    The highest of the High Country stretches across the White Mountains, from the town of Springerville to the hamlet of Alpine ...

  • #11 Lake Havasu Area Campgrounds

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    Lake Havasu City, AZ

    Lake Havasu is famous as the site of London Bridge, but there is more to this central section of River Country than transplanted bridges. The upper end of the lake is in Havasu National Wildlife ...
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    Lake Havasu is famous as the site of London Bridge, but there is more to this central section of River Country than transplanted ...

  • #12 Globe Area Campgrounds

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    Globe, AZ

    North and west of the small city of Globe is an incredible variety of country, ranging from Sonoran desert to pine-forested mountains. The Four Peaks, Superstition, Sierra Ancha, Salome, and ...
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    North and west of the small city of Globe is an incredible variety of country, ranging from Sonoran desert to pine-forested ...

  • #13 Williams Area Campgrounds

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    Williams, AZ

    The town of Williams, “Gateway to the Grand Canyon,” was named for mountain man Bill Williams. Its Western heritage is evident along its historic main street. Located on the high, cool Coconino ...
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    The town of Williams, “Gateway to the Grand Canyon,” was named for mountain man Bill Williams. Its Western heritage is evident ...

  • #14 Safford Area Campgrounds

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    Safford, AZ

    Safford is the center of a thriving ranching community along the Gila River Valley. Towering above the valley, the Pinaleno Mountains and several smaller ranges are the recreational center of ...
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    Safford is the center of a thriving ranching community along the Gila River Valley. Towering above the valley, the Pinaleno ...

  • #15 Sierra Vista Area Campgrounds

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    Sierra Vista, AZ

    Sierra Vista is a retirement and military community at the base of the Huachuca Mountains. Nearby Fort Huachuca was originally established as an army post during the Apache wars, and now serves ...
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    Sierra Vista is a retirement and military community at the base of the Huachuca Mountains. Nearby Fort Huachuca was originally ...

  • #16 Kingman Area Campgrounds

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    Kingman, AZ

    Kingman, on Interstate 40 and historic Route 66, is the jumping off point for the northern portion of River Country. When the Colorado River leaves the Grand Canyon at the Grand Wash Cliffs, ...
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    Kingman, on Interstate 40 and historic Route 66, is the jumping off point for the northern portion of River Country. When ...

  • #17 Indian Country Area Campgrounds

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    Kayenta, AZ

    Indian Country is a vast and colorful land, a part of the Colorado Plateau bordered on the north by Lake Powell and the San Juan River, on the west by Grand Canyon, on the east by New Mexico, ...
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    Indian Country is a vast and colorful land, a part of the Colorado Plateau bordered on the north by Lake Powell and the San ...

  • #18 Douglas Area Campgrounds

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    Douglas, AZ

    Douglas (in the southeastern corner of the state on the Mexican border) Willcox to the north, and Bisbee to the west frame several sky island mountain ranges with plenty of camping and recreational ...
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    Douglas (in the southeastern corner of the state on the Mexican border) Willcox to the north, and Bisbee to the west frame ...

  • #19 Nogales Area Campgrounds

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    Nogales, AZ

    Nogales is best known as the entrance to Mexico and the city of Nogales, Sonora. But campers and recreationists have opportunities here, too. The beautiful grass and oak uplands of the Atacosa ...
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    Nogales is best known as the entrance to Mexico and the city of Nogales, Sonora. But campers and recreationists have opportunities ...

  • #20 Tuweep / Toroweap Campground

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    Fredonia, AZ

    As you leave the highway, signs read “primitive road, use at your own risk.” Other signs warn that no services are available; the Park Service recommends you bring extra water, food, gasoline, ...
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    As you leave the highway, signs read “primitive road, use at your own risk.” Other signs warn that no services are available; ...