Places To Go

The Sunset View Campground and Canyon View Campground are both CLOSED until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

DISPERSED CAMPING IS NOT PERMITTED IN THE PARK AND ON THE NAVAJO NATION. Camping in locations that are not permitted in the park causes damage to the ecosystem and is unsafe for park visitors. Undesignated access to tribal lands is considered trespassing.

Updated September 16, 2020.

Camping is FREE at the two campgrounds!

Donations are gladly accepted at the visitor center.

The camp sites are available on a first come, first served basis. There are always camp sites available and our campgrounds never fill up!

No registration and/or reservations are required, unless there is a group size of more than 10 people.

For large group site reservations, please call 928-672-2700.

Please be aware that there are NO RV DUMP SITES OR HOOKUPS at the campgrounds.

Potable water is available at Sunset View Campground for cooking and filling small jugs.


The road to Sunset View Campground
The entrance to Sunset View Campground. A sign states the campground rules.

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The bathroom facility at Sunset View Campground
This restroom facility at Sunset View Campground.

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A site at Sunset View Campground
One of the 31 sites at the Sunset View Campground. Charcoal grills are available at each site. PLEASE DO NOT USE FIREWOOD BECAUSE WOOD FIRES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN PARK.

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Sunset View Campground

This RV and tent campground with paved roads is close to the visitor center.

This campground accommodates RVs up to 28 feet but there are no hookups or dump stations.

Open: All Year

Number of Sites: 31

No group sites

A site at Canyon View Campground.
One of the 14 sites at Canyon View Campground.

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Canyon View Campground

This primitive tent campground is a tenth of a mile from the visitor center on an unpaved road.

People enjoy this campground for its silence and spectacular night skies.

Open: April 1 through November 1

Number of Sites: 14

Group Sites (up to 15 tents): 3

*NOTICE: Due to a narrow, unpaved gravel road and low hanging branches, large RVs (over 28 feet) ARE NOT ALLOWED at this campground.

A composting toilet facility at the canyon view campground
A composting toilet facility at the Canyon View Campground.

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  • Composting toilets are available
  • NO WATER! Water is available at Sunset View campground.
  • Charcoal grills, picnic tables, and parking spaces are available at each site.
  • Quiet Hours are from 10pm to 6am MDT
  • Pets must be leashed.
  • Due to the dry season, open campfires and any other wood fire use (including use in on-site grills) are not allowed in the park. Propane and gas stoves are permitted.


Last updated: September 16, 2020

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P.O. Box 7717
Shonto, AZ 86045


(928) 672-2700
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