Campgrounds - North Rim
This page has information about "developed" campgrounds. (where vehicles are permitted)
On the North Rim, campground reservations can be made for the North Rim Campground.
Grand Canyon National Park Photo
NPS North Rim Campground
36°12'38"N - 112°03'36"W (8.316 ft/ 2,535 m)
grand canyon national park photo
View more photos of the North Rim Campground here
During the Winter: snowshoers and cross-country skiers are permitted to use the park's group campsites if they have obtained a permit through the park's Backcountry Information Center.
North Rim Guide (letter-size)
(Prints on 8.5 x 11" paper 3 MB PDF File)
North Rim Guide (tabloid size)
(Prints on 11 x 17" paper 2.5 MB PDF File)
The 2013 season edition of the North Rim Guide contains the maps, schedules and information needed to plan your visit.
North Rim lodging and camping along with most other visitor services within the park are open from mid-May to mid-October. It is best to reserve lodging and campsites as far ahead as possible.
Download the maps/trail guide as one large page 22.5 x 17"
(660 kb PDF file)
Outside The Park Camping - North Rim
Kaibab Camper Village (Jacob Lake)
NPS photo by Todd Seliga
The Tuweep Campground
This area, known as both Tuweep and Toroweap, is on the northwest rim of Grand Canyon National Park. in the remote Arizona Strip.
A visit to this area can be challenging, but rewarding. Since the National Park Service manages the area for its primitive values, improvements and services are minimal.
Nine primitive sites for up to six people and two vehicles are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Camping is free.
One group site for 7-11 people and up to four vehicles is available via reservation only up until noon the day it is needed. The group site may be reserved, free of charge, up to four months in advance. Online reservations are not available. Contact the South Rim Backcountry Information Center for further information at (928) 638-7875, 1 to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, MST or via email.
Sites may fill during spring months, especially on weekends. Picnic tables, fire grates, and composting toilets are provided, but no electricity or water is available. Bring your own firewood. Learn more...
Did You Know?
In November of 1934, the Grand Canyon Civilian Conservation Corps began working on a trans-canyon telephone line. Starting at Indian Garden, they progressed downward to the Colorado River. It was necessary to complete this portion of the line first before the onset of extreme summer heat. More...