9 Best Places To Go Camping in Arizona

9 Best Places To Go Camping in Arizona

With 24 national parks and 31 state parks, there is no lack of places to go camping in Arizona.

Arizona is one of the most picturesque states in the country. The rugged terrain, cactus-dotted desert views, and spectacular rock formations make this state a camper’s dream. Whether you want to pull your rig up lakeside or pitch a tent off-the-beaten-path this list will help you find the best camping in Arizona.

Here are our picks for the 9 Best Places To Go Camping in Arizona:

Havasupai Campground: At Havasupai, you’ll find one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the entire country.

Grand Canyon National Park: Home to the immense Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Home to the incredible Hoover Dam.

Catalina State Park: An average elevation of 3,000 feet but varies dramatically with high ridges and low creek beds.

Coronado National Forest: Within the Coronado National Forest, you’ll find dispersed camping, views of the desert and fields of wildflowers.

Patagonia Lake State Park: This lake offers boating, skiing, fishing, swimming, and is a beautiful spot to lay by to soak up the hot Arizona sun.

Kaibab National Forest: Plenty of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails can be found throughout Kaibab National Forest.

Lost Dutchman State Park: Home to a gold mining legend from the 1800s, Lost Dutchman State Park is filled with mystery and beauty.

Lake Havasu State Park: You can enjoy blue waters, white sand beaches and 360 degrees of mountain views.

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  1. Bearfoot Adventures on July 20, 2020 at 8:11 pm

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  2. Gregory Adkins on July 20, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    Like camping in Central Park N.Y.C.Especially the first two,might as well stay home,I understand this isn’t a boondocking video,but something off the beaten path is more to the point of your title(Camping)And make sure you bring you wallet.

  3. Travel Place on July 20, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    Great photo collection. Check mine : https://youtu.be/HG065Bx2PTU

  4. Kim and Carrie on July 20, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    Love these photos! We RVed for a year and always love discovering new camping sites!

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