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Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Area Campground Coronado National Forest Arizona

Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Area Overview

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Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Area includes a small campground set on the site of a former World War II Japanese relocation/internment camp. There are 12 campsites for tents, and small trailers/RVs (less than 22 feet) and located in a beautiful valley along a dry creek bed.  The campsites are also  close to several ruins of the relocation camp and among stands of large Oak trees.

Gordon Hirabayashi campground has vault toilets, but no water (bring your own). The campground also has a picnic area, historic ruins and biking/hiking trails. Each campsite has also a table, food storage locker, fire ring and grill.

Other campgrounds in the area include Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Molino Basin and Spencer Canyon.


First Come, First Served

  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Fire Rings
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
N Prison Camp Road
Tucson , Arizona 85749
Lat / Long:

32.3391, -110.7177

Best Campsites

9, 11, 12

Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:



April – October 31



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