Description

Arizona is known for some seriously beautiful landscapes, and Bonito Campground is no exception. Located right in the heart of Coconino National Forest, you’ve got a fascinating post-volcanic, desert-like landscape to camp at and wander through. Want more? You’re also super close to the fascinating Wupatki National Monument, which dates back almost a thousand years. Not too shabby, not too shabby at all!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
44 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bonito Campground.

Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Bonito Campground

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Hipcamper Logan
Logan S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 14th, 2015

Camping at Bonito campground makes you feel as though your sleeping at the edge of the world. My tent sat on lava rocks right near the crater. With a great fire pit, my friend and I were able to make a delicious dinner and then take a walk on the fields of lava rock that encompass the campsite. Definitely a unique experience, Bonito campground should be tasted by all who are around the Flagstaff area.

Right outside the campground, a lava field made for silent, painted Arizona sunsets.
Hipcamper Denise
Denise B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 28th, 2017

Located 1 mile from Sunset Crater, this campsite's location is perfect. The sites are large and each have a fire pit. The bathrooms are very clean with flush toilets. You can buy firewood on site and the forest is just beautiful. It was the quietest night sleep I have ever had at a campground. The hosts were terrific. We paid $24 for a tent site.

At sunset crater
Hipcamper Kara B.
recommends this listing.
September 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Pat M.
recommends this listing.
February 15th, 2017
Park
Coconino National Forest
State
Arizona
Country
United States
Phone Number
(928) 527-3600
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
35.37° N, 111.544° W
$22/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 44 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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