The Grand Canyon
North Rim Camping

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The North Rim Campground

The North Rim Campground is operated by the National Park Service and is open from the middle of May through the middle of October. The campground has a dump station however there are no-hookups available. The amenities include a coin operated laundry and showers at the campground entrance with a general store that has firewood available.

Pets are allowed in the North Rim Campground but they must be leashed and attended to at all times. Up to 6 people and 2 vehicles are allowed at each site, vehicle’s towing a tent-trailer, 5th wheel or an RV towing a vehicle are all considered 2 vehicles. The cost of a campsite is currently $18-$25 and advanced reservations are strongly recommended.

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Campgrounds near the North Rim

The DeMotte Campground

The DeMotte Campground is operated by the United States Forest Service and is located approximately 7 miles north of the Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim. The DeMotte Campground is open from May 15th until October 1st. The fee for camping at DeMotte is currently $17 per vehicle and another $8 if there are two vehicles for one site. There are no reservations available for DeMotte and check-out time is 2:00 PM.

Jacob Lake Campground

The Jacob Lake Campground is located 44 miles south of the Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim. Located at the intersection of US 89A and AZ 67 the campground is open from May 15th through October 1st. The fee for the Jacob Lake Campground is $17 per vehicle and another $8 if there are two vehicles for one site. Group camping is also available for up to 35 people at $60 per night, 36-75 people at $85 per night and 76-100 people at $100 per night. There are vault toilets and water available.

Dispersed Camping

Dispersed Camping is also allowed in many areas outside the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim on National Forest land. Also known as “roughing it” it is suggested that you camp no farther than a quarter mile from a water source. There is no garbage service available so campers must take out what they bring into the camping area.

Bring your own food, water, shovel and a bucket. Human waste must be buried in a hole that is at least 4 to 6 inches deep and a minimum of 100 feet from water sources and drainage bottoms. It is recommended that you check in with Forest Service Officials prior to a dispersed camping outing to check on the seasonal fire restrictions.

More Destinations and Activities
at the North Rim

Free Activities at the Grand Canyon North Rim
Lodging at the Grand Canyon North Rim
Hiking Trails on the Grand Canyon North Rim

 

 

 


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