Camping in Arizona is a year round activity. Pick a day, any day, and you'll find nice weather somewhere within the state. And lucky for you (and me) there are plenty of places to camp. Arizona abounds in campgrounds. Also, much of the state is public land, which is open to free camping. Beautiful forests, deserts, mountains, and canyons - as well as many lakes and rivers can be found within the state of Arizona. For the most part, the west is still wild in the Grand Canyon State!
I've explored Arizona from the Sonoran Desert lowlands to the high peaks above Flagstaff and still feel I haven't even scratched the surface of Arizona's scenic jewels. I have discovered a few gems though and I'd like to share them with you here.
You'll find several pictures of Arizona along with information on spectacular camping sites. And you'll find even more camping areas in my Free Arizona RV Parks campsite directory. Whether you prefer RV camping, tent camping, car camping, or backpacking you'll typically have several camping options at each location.
P.S. check back often, as I'll be adding several more exciting camping areas with camping tips, and many more pictures of Arizona scenery. And if you know of a camping area and would like to share it click here.
Stunning must-see canyon scenery! North of Sedona
Unique overhanging rock formations. South of Flagstaff
Beautiful ponderosa pine forest and meadows at 6,500 feet. Southeast of Sedona
Colorful red rock canyon with several petroglyphs. Southeast of Sedona
Excellent spot for hiking, swimming, and fishing among red rock. Southeast of Sedona
Gigantic natural well and prehistoric site. North of Camp Verde
Remote, rugged, and oh so beautiful red rock canyon. East of Camp Verde
Desert oasis with several prehistoric sites along the Agua Fria River. Between Phoenix and Camp Verde
Splendid Sonoran Desert scenery away from the big city crowds. Southwest of Tonopah
Tremendous views of the Sonoran Desert from the highest mountains around. West of Wickenburg
Wide open desert views where peace and solitude are easy to find. Northwest of Gila Bend
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