Description

The North Rim Campground is filled with towering trees, shady sites, and the quiet nostalgia the North Rim is known for. Sites for RVs, tents, and groups are nearby to water, restrooms, general store, and even pay showers. A quick jaunt along the Transept trail will take you to the historic Grand Canyon Lodge for ice cream, or along the rim for a sunset show you won’t believe! Continue reading...
The North Rim Campground is filled with towering trees, shady sites, and the quiet nostalgia the North Rim is known for. Sites for RVs, tents, and groups are nearby to water, restrooms, general store, and even pay showers. A quick jaunt along the Transept trail will take you to the historic Grand Canyon Lodge for ice cream, or along the rim for a sunset show you won’t believe! If you’re feeling really adventurous, book a backcountry permit to stay in this campground in the winter! Since the North Rim operates seasonally, you can snowshoe or ski in, and feel like you’re king of the rim in the quiet solitude of the cooler months. We’re North Rim fans and you will be too!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
89
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 25 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
River, stream or creek
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Snow sports
Surfing
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Hipcamper Steve
Steve
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 5th, 2015

Stayed here at least four times in the past three years. It is great! $1.50 shower for 6 minutes; plenty of time! SHOWERS CLOSE AT 8PM, though! Even if you're not staying, use the NR Campground as the place to shower-up before going to dinner at the Lodge. Campsites are nicely spaced, plenty of elbow room. Restrooms are always nearby. Very quiet. Great star-gazing. Short walk to the Rim via Transept Trail.

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Hipcamper Heidi
Heidi
recommends this listing.
October 11th, 2017

pay more for the premium sites if you can get one. They are right on the rim, and have the best views. The tent sites are off to the side, and don't have much in the way of views, but are conveniently located to a great view

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Hipcamper Cynthia
Cynthia
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 12th, 2016

Beautiful campground. Make reservations! I tried to get a site I thought would have a view of the canyon. It's not possible - all peripheral sites look into the woods. I was disappointed until I saw site #9. Fabulous! Campsites are all pull through & spaced nicely. We couldn't see the canyon, but you can hear the wind rushing up through it. No hookups. Modern bathrooms. Coin showers on the premises & they stay busy ALL DAY!
There's a trail that will take you the Lodge & Visitor Center. The North Rim ROCKS!
The North Rim does close for the winter, so keep that in mind when looking to visit.

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Hipcamper Sybil
Sybil
recommends this listing.
March 8th, 2017

Best campground at GC! Less populated, can be on the edge of the rim to watch sunsets. Just remember to stay safe during lightening storms.

Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah
recommends this listing.
May 2nd, 2017

So much better than South Rim, but much chillier, so bring warm gear

Hipcamper Ali
Ali
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2017

Always bring more water than you think. We are prepared for 120 degree weather at all times, especially when you hike down in the canyon, always bring at least two liters of water.
North rim is always much more quiet than the south rim ( in personal opinion) We go once a year and haven't been disappointed!
There is always so much to do so make sure you give yourself at least three full days.

Hipcamper Carly
Carly
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
February 9th, 2018

Be sure to reserve in advance!

Hipcamper Michael
Michael
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 10th, 2018

We came here during spring break so it was still a little cool at night, like 35 degrees and during the day it was around 60. Perfect if you have warm gear and like hiking without sweating! The grounds were quiet and not too crowded with plenty of space in between each site. A short hike and your on the rim! Would definitely come back during this time again. Love the GC.

Hipcamper Michael
Michael
recommends this listing.
September 18th, 2018

I actually camped at Havasupai Campground but it was not listed on the site. You need to commit early and get permits because it is very popular but worth it! It is a 10 mile hike in from the rim.

Park
Grand Canyon National Park
State
Arizona
Phone Number
(928) 638-7888
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.21° N, 112.061° W
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