You can camp in one of the two campgrounds within the monument. They have different amenities and offer campers a choice between modern comforts and rustic wilderness. However, at either campground you may see the desert, dark sky subtlety iluminated by countless stars or shadows that are awakened under a full moon's glow. Songs of coyotes or the hum of a breeze may lull you to sleep. Awaken with a blazing sunrise and hike one of the trails that originate at the campgrounds.
Twin Peaks Campground
Camping fees are $12.00 per night. Holders of the Senior or Access Pass receive a 50% discount on camping. Advance reservations are not accepted but there are usually sites available even on the weekends. Please call, 520-387-6849 on the day of your arrival for campground status.
An $8.00 entrance fee (valid for seven (7) consecutive days) per vehicle is required in addition to all camping permits. Holders of the Senior or Access Pass receive entrance at no additional charge.
There is currently no wilderness/backcountry camping on the monument. If you would like to overnight on the monument, you must be in either Twin Peaks or Alamo Canyon campgrounds.
Did You Know?
Kangaroo Rats are masters at desert survival. They get all the moisture they need from the seeds and plants they eat and don't need to drink any water. Their kidneys are so powerful at recycling the moisture they do get from plants and seeds, they have been known to urinate crystals. More...