The Desert View Campground is open from May through mid October and is located 26 miles east of Grand Canyon Village. There are a total of 50 campsites in the Desert View Campground. Most sites are sized to accommodate tents or smaller RV’s or Travel Trailers. Very few sites can accommodate large RV’s or Travel Trailers (30 ft. maximum length). There is a limit of six persons; two tents; or two-vehicles or one RV/Travel Trailer per site. Campsites are on a first come - first served - self-registration basis. The campground is usually full by early afternoon during the busy summer months. No reservations are accepted for campsites for the Desert View Campground at anytime. There is a 7-day camping limit. Check out is at 11:00 AM.
There are no utility, water, or sewer hook-ups available at the Desert View Campground (all campsites are dry sites). Each site does have a campfire grill for fires and cooking use and a picnic table. There are two water faucets located within the campground. There are one Men’s, Women’s, and Handicap Accessible restrooms in the campground. The restrooms have flushing toilets and sinks (with no hot water). There are no shower facilities at the Desert View Campground. The nearest showers are at Mather Campground in Grand Canyon Village, 26 miles/ 42 km west.
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