There are three campgrounds on the South Rim, all relatively close to beautiful viewpoints. But plan on arriving at the campground very early. Even in May and September, the best South Rim campgrounds fill up fast on weekends. In my opinion, the best places to camp in Grand Canyon are:.
Full hook up in the heart of Canyon... - Trailer Village RV Park
Railside RV Ranch | Gateway to the Grand Canyon
Desert View Campground, also on the South Rim of the park but 25 miles to the east of Grand Canyon Village along Desert View Drive, is available on a no-reservation, first-come first-served basis. There are no RV hook-ups at Desert View. Reservations can be made through the National Recreation Reservation Service by calling We recommend submitting a reservation request online through our campsite booking partner, RoverPass , by clicking on the preferred campsite listing below. RoverPass will then contact the camphost for you, reserve your requested site and forward you your confirmation details.
Grand Canyon Camping, North Rim
We may earn a commission from affiliate links. Bryce Canyon National Park is one of the most unique and awe-inspiring parks in the American Southwest. Even among Utah's "Mighty 5" parks, this one stands out. The multihued hoodoos, all of which seem to exude their own personality as you walk among them, create an almost surreal landscape. Camping around Bryce Canyon provides an economical and practical way to experience this park, and also allows you to soak up a little nature at the same time.
During our 20s and early 30s, we carried a pack into the woods. But after one taste of the RV life, we were hooked. Sleeping on the ground became a thing of the past once my husband and I discovered the joys of camping in spectacular settings with the option to enjoy water, electric, and sewer utilities. We traded our backpacks for a fifth-wheel trailer in , but rarely visited RV parks with hookups. Twelve years later, we are more open to occasionally enjoying those full-hookup creature comforts.