Camping in Flagstaff
Flagstaff Area Campgrounds
There are several campgrounds in the Flagstaff area to choose from. The campgrounds listed below are typically open during the months of May-October, which means a camphost is there to collect campsite payment as well as maintain the restroom facilities and drinking water supply. Once the campground is "closed" it is still available for free public use providing the road is open, but restrooms and drinking water will no longer be provided. The rates shown below are per night for up to 8 people in one vehicle. Extra vehicles are additional $8-$9 per night. Click on the name of a campground for more detailed information regarding location and available recreational amenities. Reservations are not required at any of these campsites, though during the summer months, these campgrounds do fill up often. If you'd like to reserve a spot at a campsite that does take reservations or would like to reserve group camping, you can do so by calling 877-444-6777 or go to Recreation.gov and submit a reservation request online.
There are over 12 million acres of BLM Public Lands in Arizona to visit, enjoy and explore along with 17.5 million subsurface acres within the state. Camping is free on BLM land, but there are fees and permits required for certain recreational activities. Aravaipa Canyon, Paria Canyon and Coyote Buttes are three areas that require visiting/camping permits in order to preserve the areas' delicate ecosystem. When visiting BLM, please practice "Leave No Trace" etiquette as this land is rarely maintained on a regular basis.
Flagstaff Dispersed Camping
- Cinder Hills Off Highway Vehicle Area
- Freidlein Prairie Dispersed Camping
- Marshall Lake
- Jack's Canyon Camping and Climbing Area
- Long Lake
- Highway 180 west to FR 245 (go back as far as FR 171 to open grassy meadows)
- Highway 180 west to FR 151 (near Mt. Humphreys)
- Highway 89 north to FR 545 (near Sunset Crater)
- Lake Mary Road turn east (left) onto FR 128 about 3 miles to the lake
*Flagstaff locals have some favorite secret spots to go camping. No restrooms, no water, no crowds...just spectacular views. If you're interested in finding out where to find these hidden gems, contact us and we'll send you the coordinates and descriptions of our favorite places to camp in northern Arizona. 4WD may be recommended or required.
Camping in your RV or Motorhome
The following Coconino National Park camping areas permit RVs and motorhomes at these campgrounds. None of the campsites have utility hookups and greywater must be properly disposed of at a designated dump station.
- Bonito - Motor homes and trailers under 42' are permitted
- Canyon Vista - Motor homes and trailers under 22' permitted
- Dairy Springs - Small motor homes up to 35' are permitted
- Double Springs - Small motor homes up to 35' are permitted
- Lake View - Small motor homes are permitted; RVs and trailers under 28 feet can be accommodated in some sites
- Pinegrove - Trailers up to 33' and motor homes (up to 45') are permitted
If you're looking for RV parks with full utility hookups, Internet, cable, laundry, etc., please go to Flagstaff.com's RV directory.
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