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North Rim Campground Overview

The North Rim Campground is located on the remote and rustic North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona, approximately 210 miles (338 km) from Grand Canyon Village, AZ on the South Rim. It is nestled in a thick ponderosa and aspen forest just on the canyon's edge at an elevation of 8,200 feet.

  • This facility is perfect for tent camping and smaller RVs.
  • Due to its heavily forested location, large and/or high-profile RVs cannot be accommodated. 
  • The maximum length in each site description is the combined length of both the RV/trailer and tow vehicle.
  • Many sites are not level and have obstacles such as tight curves and narrow passages through trees. 
  • Some sites may not accommodate trailer pop-outs or awnings.  
  • The maximum vehicle length permitted on the Cape Royal Scenic Road, Widforss Trailhead, and North Kiabab Trailhead is 22 feet; plan accordingly if renting an RV if you wish to explore these other areas of the park.
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North Rim Campground is shaded by large ponderosa pines interspersed with aspens which turn golden in the autumn as it is situated at over 8,000 feet in elevation; however, it only takes a short walk to peer over the canyon rim to see millions of years of geologic history. The North Rim lies on the Kaibab Plateau, an area that has been uplifted by geologic processes. Many species of wildlife call the Kaibab Plateau home including the tassel-eared Kaibab squirrel which is found nowhere else in the world.

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Between 05/15/2024 and 10/15/2024 this location is staffed. Please call (928) 638-7814 to speak with local staff. From 11/13/2023 to 05/14/2024 this location is unstaffed. Please call (877) 444-6777 for general information.
Directions to Campground

North Rim Campground is 210 miles (338 km), approximately a 4.5 hour drive, from Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim.This facility is located at the end of State Highway 67, about 41 miles (66 km) south of Jacob Lake, AZ, 87 miles (140 km) south of Kanab, UT, and 120 miles (193 km) southwest of Page, AZ. Highway 67 is the only road into and out of the North Rim. There is no access by road directly across the canyon to the other canyon rim.From State Highway 89A, take Highway 67 south for 30 miles (48 km) to the Grand Canyon North Rim Entrance Station. The North Rim Campground is located about 11.5 miles (18.5 km) further. 

This page includes information about North Rim Campground in Grand Canyon National Park | Located in Arizona, Grand Canyon National Park encompasses 277 miles (446 km) of the Colorado River and adjacent uplands. The park is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon; a mile (1.6 km) deep, and up to 18 miles (29 km) wide. Layered bands of colorful rock reveal millions of years of geologic history. Grand Canyon is unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers visitors from the rim. | Arizona | https://www.nps.gov/grca/index.htm