Tusayan, Arizona

Grand Canyon Camper Village

Tusayan, Arizona



Tusayan, Arizona
Phone: (928) 638-2887

Sites: 200
Recent Rate: $51 6/2015

Latitude: 35.97531
Longitude: -112.12449

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $2.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 2.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $3.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 3.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $3.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 3.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • 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 no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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77 Reviews

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fire23c

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $47.00
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Facilities are terrible. While here they shut 5 sites down next to me because of electrical issues but did not notify me of problem. Under powered. Sewer/water/electric set up is confusing and unsanitary. Sewer and water connections too close and side by side sites share same connection site. Staff very rude. I witnessed an active military ask about discount and staff very rude said "we don't give discounts for anything". Clearly they are taking advantage of only private camp ground within 10 minutes of Grand Canyon. The name is also similar to campground operated within the park (Trailer Village Campground). Except for close proximity of Grand Canyon definitely would not recommend as first choice. Very disappointed with facilities. Have to pay to use showers!! No sense of order to the site layout. Last the park has no security in that the access is open to anyone walking the stores and perimeter of campground. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Fifth Wheel.

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MikeMayNaama

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $51.00
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The only good thing I can say about this is the proximity to the Grand Canyon entrance, that was fantastic!!! Only 1 mile away, which allowed us to go in and out few times a day to check on our dog. It's over priced. You pay $51 for 30 AMP only for having full hook up. It cost money to use bathrooms and shower. WiFi was OK, was able to steam Netflix. Food and gas are very expensive so if you want to save some stock on these. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Fifth Wheel.

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wetterwashington

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $51.00
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The reason they get away with the small sites and high prices is they are the only game in town. They are the only place that has a chance to fit large rigs. The services campground in the park fills up early and they can "only" handle combo's to 50ft.

Showers cost extra ($2). Wifi is OK (they get their feed via Sat). But if you are visiting the park, it's better then driving 90+ miles a day to stay someplace else. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Fifth Wheel.

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Camp Daddy

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

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $51.00
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We stayed at Grand Canyon Camper Village (GCCV) over Memorial Day 2015 weekend and let me just say it was so bad that we left a day early. The weather was terrible but that was not under the control of GCCV management. What was under there control is the layout and design of this campground (CG). The full hookup site we were in had two sewer hookups together so when pulling in you park in opposite directions which made our living sides right next to one of our neighbors. I could not even open my awning if I wanted to we were that close. This place REALLY needs to shut down in the slow season and redesign their grounds because it appears they are more concerned about fitting as many rigs (equates to profit) as possible in their CG. There is no doubt they have a monopoly with this location (right outside Grand Canyon). With a redesign of GCCV to include paved sites, correct sewer hook up design for space and some good landscaping, I know GCCV could make the top 10 list of best campgrounds in the US. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Tuysan, AZ (small town really close to the south rim entrance and well within waking distance of GCCV) is a nice, clean town. The town has places to eat and a small store along the main street.

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Impkitti

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $50.00
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The best things I can say about this place is it is close to Grand Canyon National Park, and it's is quiet. It is little more than a large, mostly level gravel parking lot with the rigs squeezed as close together as possible. After dinging you $50 to stay, the showers are $2 for eight minutes - and the showers are dark and not very clean. WiFi is minimal. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

The Grand Canyon National Park.

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bobbodean

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $56.00
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had one of the few "full hookups" but had to pay extra to use the dump at the site. We were thrilled with the place, could be a beautiful place with a little care. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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MINomad

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $41.00
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We stayed here while visiting the Grand Canyon. The sites are very tight and dirt. Kids were playing in the site when we pulled in and had to ask them to move. They were from a site on other side of campground. There was no water at the site as they said they had water leaks to fix but no discount for this. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Fifth Wheel.

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William Shaw

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $58.00
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What makes this a great place to stay is the location, very close to the rim of the Grand Canyon. An easy walk to spectacular views. Don't expect a lot from the campground itself. Basically, just a place to park cheek-to-jowl with other campers. I would give this camp ground a 4 or 5 if it wasn't situated in such a spectacular location. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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davidmsparks

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $33.00
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Second time to stay here. They have redone the pads now with asphalt, very nice. Some of them are not level, no problem with ours. If your going to the Canyon this is place to stay, can catch the shuttle buses to anywhere in the park. We used our bikes and ran all over the place. Deer, elk running thru the park, nice. I wonder why they do not have showers, just a restroom. Would give this park a 10 if they did. Also why no Wi-Fi,,pay 33 a vehicle plus 5.00 for each extra person...?? hmm.. Otherwise great place to stay, remember RESERVATIONS A MUST!!!!!! Park was full two of four days we stayed. Just use the Xanterra site, easy to use. Will stay again. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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skate

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $43.00
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This place needs a lot of TLC. All gravel, very little grass and some shade. But most sites were level. Restrooms and showers were not clean and in bad shape. Price is way to high for what they offer. If you can, try to avoid this place. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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rickimcm

Review Count: 24
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $35.00
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We have been to Grand Canyon and stayed outside the park. I highly recommend staying inside and taking advantage of the wonderful bus system and walking. It gives a whole different feel. This park is wonderfully situated and the sites are roomy. We would definitely return. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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John & Bobbie

Review Count: 35
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $52.00
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We were very pleased with this campground. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our site was a pull-through with 50 amp full hook-ups and had plenty of room for our 43-footer. It is only 1 mile from the south entrance gate to the Grand Canyon and 5 miles from the Grand Canyon Visitor Center. The shuttle bus to the visitor center is less than 1/4 mile from the campground. The town is small but does have a general store with basic needs while camping. We would definitely stay here again when in the area. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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RV4me16

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $58.00
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We stayed for 2 nights. Sites were not concrete. The 40 AMP kept going on and off. Terrible internet, but I think this is due to the area, not necessarily park.If you want to go to the Grand Canyon it is fine for a few nights. It was very convenient in location to Grand Canyon. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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scarpacci

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $58.00
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Not bad. Close to GC South Rim park entrance. Close to town. Bathroom could be updated. The sites are a little worn. Dusty dirt from gopher holes. No CATV, no air channels. WiFi limited to 1 MBS. Would stay here again. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Fifth Wheel.

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DJanis

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $56.00
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The last review is very accurate. It's a lot of money for what you get. Apparently, the park changed hands in the last year or so and the previous owner hadn't done much in years. The sites are rough gravel, but they had a tractor out yesterday leveling some of them. They're a bit close as well. Many water spigots leak. Temps dropped to 19 at night once in a while so I made sure to fill the tank and roll up the hose. We didn't use the showers/restrooms, but although old, they were well maintained. Not much room for dog walking except for empty sites. The staff do a great job meeting your needs. Get here early...it fills up fast. Unbelievable the number of rental units on the road. They've got you because it's the only private park in the area and it's only one mile away from one of the most fantastic natural sights in the world with 3-5 million visitors a year. Try the GC Jeep morning tour for the best all around tour of the South Rim. We're not hikers or bikers, yet Scott made it seem like we saw it all. Only one gas station in town and the diesel pump is old and works slow, poorly, and it was expensive at $4.29 a gallon. We'll stay here again, but not for a while. We camped at Grand Canyon Camper Village in a Motorhome.

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