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Campground and Campsite listings closest to Phoenix, Arizona

11
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Free CampsiteWild Horse Casino - Phoenix, Arizona

28 votes, average: 2.64 out of 528 votes, average: 2.64 out of 528 votes, average: 2.64 out of 528 votes, average: 2.64 out of 528 votes, average: 2.64 out of 5

Casino parking... no tents

15
miles

Pay CampgroundCoon Bluff - Mesa, Arizona

31 votes, average: 3.39 out of 531 votes, average: 3.39 out of 531 votes, average: 3.39 out of 531 votes, average: 3.39 out of 531 votes, average: 3.39 out of 5 FishingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms

This lush area is outstanding for bird watching. Adjacent to the lower portion of the Salt River, a stand of mesquite provides welcome shade. Coon Bluff is a popular river-access …

16
miles

Free CampsiteBulldog Canyon - Mesa, Arizona

20 votes, average: 2.70 out of 520 votes, average: 2.70 out of 520 votes, average: 2.70 out of 520 votes, average: 2.70 out of 520 votes, average: 2.70 out of 5 OHVHorse Trails

National Forest Service need to go to: Mesa Ranger District 5140 E. Ingram St. Mesa, Arizona 85205 (480) 610-3300 to get gate code

22
miles

Free CampsiteHorse Trails BLM - Apache Junction, Arizona

4 votes, average: 3.00 out of 54 votes, average: 3.00 out of 54 votes, average: 3.00 out of 54 votes, average: 3.00 out of 54 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingWildlife Viewing

9 tenths of a mile past mile marker 202 on st. rt. 88 (Apache Trail) on the right, north west out of Apache Junction. Primitive camping in the desert …

24
miles

Pay CampgroundMcDowell Mountain Regional Park - Scottsdale, Arizona

RV ParkingTent CampingBikingHikingHorse TrailsADA accessibleBBQ GrillDump StationFire RingPets WelcomePicnic TablesRestroomsPlaygroundShowers

Primitive campsites are $12 but there is also a $6 entry fee. Group Campground has a 3-acre parking area that can accommodate 30 RV units for day use or overnight …

25
miles

Pass or Permit RequiredPeralta Canyon - Gold Canyon, Arizona

15 votes, average: 3.73 out of 515 votes, average: 3.73 out of 515 votes, average: 3.73 out of 515 votes, average: 3.73 out of 515 votes, average: 3.73 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing

An Arizona State Trust permit is required. They are $15 for individuals or $20 for a family. This is the yearly rate. Dispersed camping along the road through Peralta Canyon. First …

25
miles

Pay CampgroundTortilla Flats Campground - Apache Junction, Arizona

BoatingFishingHikingWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillBoat RampDrinking WaterDump StationFire RingNear WaterPicnic TablesTrash Cans

Campers awake to a scenic backdrop of rugged bluffs, saguaro cactus and desert skies. A Tonto National Forest Daily Pass ($6 per night) or interagency pass is required for campground entry. …

26
miles

Free CampsiteApache Trail - Mesa, Arizona

26 votes, average: 3.58 out of 526 votes, average: 3.58 out of 526 votes, average: 3.58 out of 526 votes, average: 3.58 out of 526 votes, average: 3.58 out of 5 HikingWildlife Viewing

There is no cell reception, at least none for ATT and Verizon. It is a quiet area but over the weekend there will be more people that visit the area …

27
miles

Free CampsiteCottonwood Camp OHV - Fort McDowell, Arizona

OHVWildlife ViewingRestrooms

A campground and OHV staging area for Rolls OHV area. A free map brochure is available at the Mesa Ranger Station.

27
miles

Pay CampgroundBox Bar - Rio Verde, Arizona

Wildlife ViewingRestrooms

Box Bar is a River Access Point to the Verde River, close to Bartlett Lake in the Cave Creek Ranger District. This small site offers beautiful scenery of the …

27
miles

Free CampsiteFour Peaks OHV - Fort McDowell, Arizona

1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5

take route 87 (beeline highway) about 5 miles north of the bush highway exit. there is a big green sign that says FOUR PEAKS with a right arrow. that is …

29
miles

Free CampsiteMesquite Flats - Apache Junction, Arizona

6 votes, average: 3.67 out of 56 votes, average: 3.67 out of 56 votes, average: 3.67 out of 56 votes, average: 3.67 out of 56 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5 HikingWildlife Viewing

Take highway 88 northeast of Phoenix. Four miles past Tortilla Flats turn left on FS80 for .1 miles. Right turn to forest service distributed camping. Highway …

30
miles

Free CampsiteDesert Diamond Casino - Glendale, Arizona

6 votes, average: 3.17 out of 56 votes, average: 3.17 out of 56 votes, average: 3.17 out of 56 votes, average: 3.17 out of 56 votes, average: 3.17 out of 5 RV ParkingPets Welcome

You can stay up to 7 days. Just check in with security and they issue you a permit. Free of charge but it would be customary to gamble a few …

30
miles

Free CampsiteApache Jct Dispersed - Gold Canyon, Arizona

3 votes, average: 2.00 out of 53 votes, average: 2.00 out of 53 votes, average: 2.00 out of 53 votes, average: 2.00 out of 53 votes, average: 2.00 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing

Free Dispersed camping in the Tonto National Forest's Mesa Ranger District. First come -> First Camped. Reservations not accepted.

31
miles

Pass or Permit RequiredCottonwood Canyon Rd - Gold Canyon, Arizona

2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingOHVWildlife Viewing

Dispersed camping along both sides of Cottonwood Canyon Road. A permit for State Trust lands is required. Costs are $15/person/year or $20/family/year.

31
miles

Free CampsiteHewitt Canyon - Pinal County, Arizona

1 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingFire Ring

Dispersed desert dry camping along Hewitt Canyon Road. Can be dusty and busy on the weekends with offroaders. Great winter camping as it is in the desert but can be …

32
miles

Pay CampgroundRiverside - Rio Verde, Arizona

Restrooms

This campsite is located within the Tonto National Forest's Cave Creek Ranger District.

33
miles

Pay CampgroundEstrella Mountain Park Campgrounds - Goodyear, Arizona

3 votes, average: 3.00 out of 53 votes, average: 3.00 out of 53 votes, average: 3.00 out of 53 votes, average: 3.00 out of 53 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingBikingHikingRock ClimbingWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillDrinking WaterElectricityNear WaterPets WelcomePicnic TablesRestroomsPlaygroundSewerTrash Cans

This is a managed campground by the county of Maricopa. It offers $12 primitive camping and $30 developed spaces (with RV hookups). There's not a large area available to camp, …

34
miles

Pay CampgroundCrabtree Wash - Apache Junction, Arizona

10 votes, average: 3.00 out of 510 votes, average: 3.00 out of 510 votes, average: 3.00 out of 510 votes, average: 3.00 out of 510 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5 BoatingFishingWildlife ViewingNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms

Tonto Daily pass required: $6.00 per vehicle, per day; $4.00 per watercraft, per day OR Interagency pass WITH Tonto Annual Upgrade Decal. Stay limit 14 days. This site offers shoreline parking …

36
miles

Pay CampgroundDavis Wash - Apache Junction, Arizona

BoatingFishingWildlife ViewingNear Water

Situated on the shores of salt lake and accessed via the Apache Trail National Forest Scenic Byway, a scenic mountain road. Nearby are views of mountains with abundant wildlife. There …

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