The 10 Best RV Campgrounds in Arizona

Nowhere else can you find the stunning combination of desert, mountains, and sky like you do in Arizona. Check out these top Arizona RV parks.
Cruise America RV driving along Lake Powell in Arizona.

There’s nothing like camping in Arizona. Nowhere else on Earth can you find the stunning combination of desert, mountains, and sky as you do in these 10 Arizona RV parks. Find your personal paradise by exploring the canyons and cliffs at these RV campgrounds in Arizona.

Top 10 Arizona RV Parks

From campgrounds in Arizona with full hookups to campgrounds offering scenic views, this list of Arizona RV parks has everything you need. Check out some of the top RV resorts Arizona has to offer for your next RV road trip!

1. Cave Springs

The Cave Springs Campground in Arizona
Close to the red rock cliffs of Sedona, Cave Springs boasts enough natural attractions for several visits. The campsites are located amidst a thicket of ponderosa, so they are shaded and private. The campground is small and friendly, with a small-town feel. If you want to take a dip, there's a nearby swimming hole in the creek.

Amenities: The Cave Springs Campground in Arizona has a stream stocked with trout, hiking trails that lead to canyon slopes and great bird-watching spots. Campsites have picnic tables, fire rings, and grills for visitors. There are token-operated showers, drinking water, and vault toilets.

“It’s an idyllic spot with sycamores, oaks, and pines.” -Victor R.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $5-20
  • Number of sites: 82
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 36 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


2. Mather Campground

Mather Campground
10-Best-RV-Campgrounds-in-Arizona-9.jpegLocated on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, Mather Campground offers a superb jumping-off point for exploring the canyon’s natural wonders. It’s only a short hike to the rim of the Grand Canyon.  

Amenities: Showers, sewer hookups, a market, and flush toilets are all available on site at the campground. There is a free shuttle service to get to and from the hiking and biking trails. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, and cooking grate.

“Sunrise is absolutely astonishing.” -Elizabeth V.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $5-20
  • Number of sites: 327
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 30 feet
  • Hookups: No
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


3. Lake Pleasant

Cactus on the shore of Lake Pleasant
Biking, bird-watching, fishing, or just marveling at the beauty of the desert, there’s always something to do at Lake Pleasant. There are developed and semi-developed sites, the former with electricity and water, a dump station, and a concrete pad, and the latter with a picnic table and fire ring. 

Amenities: The developed sites have water, electricity, a covered ramada, a picnic table, a barbecue grill, and a fire ring. There are restroom and shower facilities accessible from both types of campsites. Wi-Fi connectivity is available along with a dump station.

“Good campground with full hookups and bathrooms. Close to town still but far enough out makes it great.” -Chris P.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $15-40
  • Number of sites: 148
  • RV sites: Yes, max length: 40 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


4. Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park Campground
At the base of the Catalina Mountains, only a few minutes’ drive northeast of Tucson, Arizona, Catalina State Park has 120 sites with modern flush toilets and hot showers. More than that, each campsite has simply breathtaking views, and there are 5,500 acres of canyons, desert, and saguaros to explore while you stay. 

Amenities: Amenities at this campground in Arizona include paved parking slips, picnic tables, barbeque grills, flush toilets, shower facilities, and dump stations. The park has equestrian, birding, hiking, and biking trails for guests to enjoy.

“Campground has two loops, one with hookups and one without hookups. Plenty of hikes, from pretty easy walks to more difficult.” -CJ P.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 120
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 33 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


5. Flagstaff KOA

Grand Canyon National Park covered in snow
Nestled under tall ponderosa pines at the San Francisco Mountains base, Flagstaff KOA is a gorgeous mountain campground. There are gravel and dirt sites, each with a delightful view. 

Amenities: This family-friendly campground in Arizona has a dog park, a playground, a gift shop, laundry room, and a market. Additionally, there is free Wi-Fi, clean restrooms and showers, banana bike rentals, and more.

“We made a day trip visiting the Grand Canyon to see it blanketed in snow.” -Ashley M.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $41-70
  • Number of sites: 203
  • RV sites: Yes max length 50 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


6. Lost Dutchman

Lost Dutchman State Park Campground
Named after the legendary lost gold mine located somewhere in the Superstition Mountains, the Lost Dutchman campground offers well-maintained and clean facilities. Campers come back, year after year for the excellent hiking and incomparable beauty of the Superstitions.

Amenities: The Lost Dutchman State Park Campground features 68 sites with electric and water hookups, picnic tables, fire rings, and grill grates. There are clean restrooms and showers along with a dump station. 

“The Superstitions make a beautiful backyard from which to relax and appreciate the beauty.” -Bob L.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $5-20
  • Number of sites: 134
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 80 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


7. Dead Horse Ranch

Dead Horse Ranch State Park
With biking, hiking, and three well-stocked fishing lagoons, there’s plenty to do at Dead Horse Ranch. There’s horseback riding and swimming in the river, but not in the lagoon. This campground is close to Phoenix, Prescott, and Flagstaff for day trips, but there’s plenty to do inside the park as well.

Amenities: Facilities include 30 and 50 amp hookups, showers, picnic tables, and a market for last-minute supplies. 

“Playground for the minds... peaceful lake with benches and fishing for the more seasoned.” -Bre

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $18-20
  • Number of sites: 131
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 65 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


8. Gilbert Ray Campground

Gilbert Ray Campground near Tucson
If you want to be close to Tucson –– a 24-minute drive –– but feel like you’re in a different world, Gilbert Ray Campground in Arizona is an ideal choice. The backside of the campground opens up onto the desert for a marvelous sunset vista.

Amenities: The campground is middle-sized, with 30 amp hookups, water, and toilets, but no showers. There is also a dump station on site. Wood fires are prohibited.

“Come here for hiking and stargazing. Stay for the cool evenings, wildlife, and true desert beauty.” -Candy P.

Fast Facts: 

  • Price: $5-20
  • Number of sites: 130
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 50 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


9. Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area Campground

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area Campground
This RV resort and campground is located in east-central Arizona, and the closest town to Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area Campground is Show Low, where you can pick up last-minute supplies. Concrete pads and immaculate facilities make this a top vacation spot, and the short trail down to the lake is flat for all levels of hiking ability. 

Amenities: There are five group picnic ramadas and two playgrounds on site at this RV resort. There are also restrooms, showers, and a market for visitors. Many campsites have a beautiful view of the lake and wildlife islands.

“All facilities were extremely clean. Bathroom heated. Scenic lake views.” -Steven T.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 123
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 40 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes


10. Verde Valley RV & Camping Resort

Verde Valley RV & Camping Resort
This campground and RV resort has it all –– mountains, a river, and incredible views. Close to the lovely Verde River, Verde Valley RV & Camping Resort is close to the Mingus and the Hackberry Mountains to the West and South. 

Amenities: It is a large park with many amenities like a pool, market, dog park, and tons of other fun things to do. There is a clubhouse, a hot tub, restroom and shower facilities, a basketball court, playground, mini-golf course, and so much more. This is definitely one of the very best RV resorts in Arizona. 

“Very open and spacious. Nice to have a hot tub available.” -Gregg K.

Fast Facts:

  • Price: $5-20
  • Number of sites: 240
  • RV sites: Yes, max length 70 feet
  • Hookups: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

These 10 campgrounds are only the beginning of your adventures in The Grand Canyon State. For a comprehensive list, check out The Dyrt’s camping options in Arizona. And for your road trip, you will need transportation –– pick up a quality RV rental from Cruise America and hit the road today!

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