Located on the Northern Rim of the Grand Canyon, Jacob Lake Campground is lined by single and large group campsites, all just a curb-check off the main access route to the Northern Rim. Campsites are nestled among the towering Ponderosa Pine trees, and nearby trails offer adventurous hiking and mountain biking trails. Oh, and there also happens to be a beautiful lake right beside the campground!
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
53 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Jacob Lake Recreation Area and Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Meghan
Meghan N.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 29th, 2019

I've camped here twice and the facilities are very clean but the campsites are tight together. The camp hosts are so sweet and amazing! The gas station and diner across the way are nice if you're missing a few small items or for coffee but it's expensive and not well stocked.
(ten camping // 5+ nights total // June 2016, May 2019)

Hipcamper Van
Van N.
recommends this listing.
November 7th, 2018

Convenient, safe, and well maintained forest service site. Water spigot and bathroom. Across the street from the shop where we got our car looked at.

Hipcamper Rome
Rome R.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 8th, 2018

Place is awesome

Hipcamper Jacquelyn
Jacquelyn K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 6th, 2017

Great place to camp in the summer as nights are cool due to high elevation. The Bathrooms were very clean, and we felt the campsites were fairly average when it came to spacing (not to close together, but then again not very private). Big trucks & cars drive along the road by the campsite all night/day so it can be noisy-try to get a spot on the opposite side of the entrance to avoid this. About an 1hr. away from the North Rim & is a pretty, scenic drive.

Hipcamper Mary
Mary N.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 6th, 2015

Jacob Lake CG had clean facilities and a very attentive host. Don't expect much privacy though... The sites are pretty scrunched together and it's located right next to a loud, busy road. There's a gas station and diner within walking distance if that's your thing (diner food was meh...). All in all it was a perfectly fine place to spend the night, but didn't offer much else aside from its close proximity to the Grand Canyon North Rim. (tent camping // one night // october)

Hipcamper Rome R.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2018
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September 19th, 2018
Hipcamper Holly B.
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March 4th, 2019
Hipcamper Meghan N.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
December 29th, 2019
Hipcamper Jordyn C.
recommends this listing.
October 5th, 2017
Hipcamper Mindy M.
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March 20th, 2017
Kaibab National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(928) 635-8200
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36.717° N, 112.215° W
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(Up to 100 people per site)
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