The North Rim Campground in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona offers the amazing opportunity to camp near the scenic overlooks, the North Kaibab Trail, and provides easy access to the scenic drive. This front-country campground has great amenities including a camp store, pull-through sites, and so much more.
North Rim Campground - Grand Canyon National Park
Number of Sites: 87
Location in the park:
Campsite Cost: $18-$25 per site per night.
Senior/Access Camping Fee: Golden Age or Access passport holders pay only ½ price year-round (passport number is needed when making reservation and passport holder must be camping at the site).
Reservations: Yes, From May 15 - October 31, sites are by reservation only through recreation.gov.
Campground Address: Just down from the Grand Canyon Lodge and North Rim Visitor Center
Latitude/Longitude: 36°12'38"N - 112°03'36"W
Accessible Sites: 3 ADA accessible family campsites. These sites have larger parking areas, are located closer to restrooms. and have raised fire rings.
Pets Allowed: Pets are allowed, but must be leashed at all times, and may not be left unattended.
Are campground Reservations Available? Yes
Phone Number? 877-833-6777
How Far Ahead can you make a reservation? Individual sites at this campground operate on a 6-month rolling basis
First Come, First Served? From May 15 - October 31, sites are by reservation only. There are no walk-up sites available.
Coin-operated laundry and showers are located at the entrance to the campground.
Dump Station: Yes
Bear Boxes: No
Flush Toilets: Yes, seasonal
Payphone: There may be a payphone near the Grand Canyon Lodge or the Camp Store.
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? wood may be purchased at the general store.
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Potable Water? Yes, drinking water is readily available.
RV Camping at North Rim Campground
RV Length: Maximum vehicle length: 40 feet (12 m).
Generators: 7–9 am and 6–8 pm
Generators may not be used in the Tent Only
How to get to North Rim Campground
North Rim Campground is 210 driving miles (4.5 hours) north of Mather Campground on the South Rim. This facility is located at the end of State Highway 67, about 41 miles south of Jacob Lake, Arizona, 87 miles south of Kanab, Utah and 120 miles southwest of Page, Arizona. Highway 67 is the only road into and out of the North Rim.
There is no access by road across the canyon from the North Rim to the South Rim. From State Highway 89A, take Highway 67 south for 30 miles to the park entrance.
The campground is located about 11.5 miles from the entrance station. The turn for the campground is the second right after the North Kaibab Trailhead parking area, and ¼ mile past the turn for the North Rim Unit (Administration) and Backcountry Offices.
Contact ADOT by dialing 511 from any landline or mobile phone or (888) 411-7623 to check road conditions before traveling to the park
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 6
The number of cars per campsite: 2
Check-in Time: 12 pm
Checkout time: 11 am
Quiet Hours: 10 am to 6 pm
Stays limited to 7 consecutive days and 30 days per calendar year.
Photos of Campground
Sites 11, 14, 15, 16, and 18 provide a prime view of the canyon and are considered premium sites
Additional Grand Canyon Resources
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Grand Canyon Winter - If you are heading to the park in the winter make sure to plan ahead.
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Check out all of our Grand Canyon National Park articles for additional information and great tips on planning an epic vacation to this beautiful Arizona National Park!
National Parks Near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to visit
Additional National Park Service sites near the North Rim include:
Navajo Bridge - This epic bridge over the Colorado River is part of Glen Canyon NRA.
Lake Powell Resort - The resort is also part of Glen Canyon NRA and offers the opportunity to enjoy epic views of Lake Powell.
Pipe Springs National Monument - Learn about the Mormon War and more history of this area.
Bryce Canyon National Park - Check out all the top things to do in Bryce Canyon NP!