Shonto, Arizona

Navajo National Monument

Shonto, Arizona

Shonto, Arizona
Phone: (928) 672-2700

Sites: 33
Recent Rate: $1 5/2015

Latitude: 36.6779275772021
Longitude: -110.540989637375

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

5 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

There are 2 campgrounds at Navajo NM - Canyon View and Sunset View - we stayed in Canyon View. There are (I think) 16 sites in this campground. Both campgrounds are FREE. All are quite private, nestled in among juniper and pinon. The sites are not huge - different sizes, some pull throughs, and supper huge rigs may have a problem. We saw two buses/motor homes that were about 25-30' long and they did fine. We camped in a truck camper pulling a 10' utility trailer.

No wood fires, but there are charcoal fire grates, plus a picnic table. Verizon worked OK - anything from 1x to 3 bars LTE depending on time of day - the sites are up high on a mesa, maybe 1/4 mile from the visitor center and the other campground. Trash bins scattered around, a few toilets, extremely quiet, great views to the north.

The other campground is fine but views to south so not as spectacular. The sites are mostly back in and short - there are some 'pull throughs' which are really just wide spots by the side of the road. It is also free, and would be fine for a night.

Overall a great experience and very unique. Try to do one of the semi-strenuous hikes to see the Betatkin cliff house up close. We camped at Navajo National Monument in a Truck Camper.




Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a good stop in northern Arizona where few, if any, other campgrounds exist. And the price is right: free. You will need to work at leveling your rig at nearly every site. No showers and water available at the restroom building. This is not a big rig place and it is about 9 miles off of US160. It is quiet and the views are great. The visitor center is quite interesting and it is worth staying an extra day or two to do the hikes to the ruins. We camped at Navajo National Monument in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011
Overall Rating:      

It's a rarity to find a free campground with incredible views, clean bathrooms and large private campsites. We will definitely return to this wonderful place. We camped at Navajo National Monument in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 56
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

This facility, operated by the National Park Service, is located in northeast Arizona at the end of State Highway 564 off of US Highway 160 at an elevation of 7,200 feet. There is no entry fee or camping fee. There are two campgrounds. Sunset View is the one best suited for RVs and is open year around. The interior road is paved, The pads are paved and reasonable level. Sites are widely spaced and surrounded by trees. There are no hookups but water is available. The web site and a sign on the highway indicate that the maximum RV length is 28 feet but there are a few sites that can accommodate larger units including our 35-foot motorhome. The Visitor Center offers exhibits, Native American art and craft demonstrations, movies and Ranger talks. A short self-guided trail leads to an overlook that provides a good view of the Betataken ruin on the opposite wall of a canyon. A Ranger-guided hike into the canyon and the ruin is available. It is a beautiful place and the staff was friendly and helpful. The only reason I am not giving it a higher rating is that there are no hookups. We will go there again. We camped at Navajo National Monument in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 196
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

There are two campgrounds: Canyon View (very rutted roads, gravel sites, pit toilets, killer views) and Sunset (paved sites, flush toilets). This review is of Sunset, which is quite close to the very nice Visitor Center and the trails. We loved this free--and quite nice--campground much more than most fee-based campgrounds. Roomy, shaded sites with picnic tables and grills. Very nice bathroom with flush toilets and hot running water (no showers). Just a gorgeous park. We have a 25' Class C and fit perfectly, but there was a Class A with a toad that sort of fit. In high season, I wouldn't try to come here in a long RV, but off season, it worked. We camped at Navajo National Monument in a Motorhome.

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