2 Parks near Tusayan, Arizona
Apr 2016 - $53.00
The only reason we chose this park was because of the convenient location to the Grand Canyon. The park is nothing special but organized and clean. There are pull through sites and enough room to park. You can walk to a number of restaurants and a little market,(should you need something at the last minute).
There are no amenities so the only reason to choose this place is the location and due to the premium real estate, the rate is very expensive. We paid $53 for 50amp.
There is a bicycle path that leads you directly to the visitors center if you have the desire. It's about 8 miles along the path.. - Road Chateau
Mar 2016 - $30.00
Screaming winds were not the fault of the park, but the lack of dust control is. How difficult is it to seed a little grass? Infamous coin-op showers are everywhere. Almost as bad as Trailer Village, at the south rim. The only advantage is the proximity to Grand Canyon, but in the future, we'll make the drive from a better site. - TP2ARNs
Oct 2015 - $41.00
No discounts offered. This is the only commercial park within 30+ miles of the Grand Canyon and the NPS campground was full. Site 99 was FHU and 50 amp, but on a corner across from the dump station. Site was filled with mole mounds. Satellite reception was good. Verizon cell/MiFi reception was good. The park was adequate and we would stay here again if we could not get into the Grand Canyon NPS campground. - Dave51
Aug 2015 - $20.00
The best thing was the total darkness at night -- never seen the milky Way so bright! Close enough to Grand Canyon NP to serve as a good base for going there. - DIckfromSD
Jul 2015 - $5.00
We were met by the camp host while trying to figure out how to get to our reserved spot, #16. That spot turned out to have too much of a slope for us and so he told us to find a spot we liked and move to it. We chose #45. We did have to pay for this additional site. No utilities, but as far as we could tell there were no generator hours. We used the generator as needed when preparing meals. There are several elk that wander through the campground grazing. If it is a clear night be sure to take the time to sit outside and watch the stars. - SoonerMom
Jun 2015 - $10.00
We discovered this campground by accident, and ended up turning our 3-day stay at the Grand Canyon into a 2-week stay! Definitely come with full/empty tanks and a generator/solar/propane stocked. There are no services here, no water, no dump. There are spigots a walk inside each loop of the park where you can collect drinking/cooking water. Water is very scarce here, we saw the potable water truck delivering more water for these spigots every other day. The toilets are new vault toilets and kept very clean. Potable water to refill tanks, dump, showers, and laundry can all be obtained at Camper Services at the Grand Canyon Village. Showers were $2 for 8 minutes. If you need anything more, you're pretty out of luck - you have to drive to Santa Fe for anything else, including cheaper gas. Weather was cooler here in the national forest vs the park, must be all the shade from the trees and breeze. Quiet hours are 10pm-6am, but the camp host suggested to try not to turn on generators past 8pm out of respect for other campers. Host was very helpful here, they drive around every couple hours to check on things. Sites are very spacious and can feel like you're by yourself. All sites have a concrete picnic table and nice fire pit with grill. Many of the pull-thru sites are pretty short or steeply curved, and most sites are sloped so just expect some leveling. We saw elk here on several occasions. Half the sites are reservable online, the rest are first-come first-serve and you can stay a max of 14 days. Most people only say 1-2 nights so chances are good if you arrive early. Some nights (mid-week and weekends) the campground was full. Lastly, we work online so Verizon LTE data coverage is a must - we got great connection here! Hard to find in this area other than in Tusayan and at the south rim. - Sara C.