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Afton Canyon Campground (California)

Afton Road
Barstow, California 92311
760-252-6000
Best Campsites

10, 11, 12, 13

Regions
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

3800

# of Campsites:

19

Afton Canyon Overview

Afton Canyon Campground has 19 campsites and is located in the Mojave Desert National Preserve about 35 miles north of Barstow.  Known as “The Grand Canyon of the Mojave”, Afton Canyon is home to some spectacular geological formations, canyons, slot canyons and historic sites.

Afton Canyon Campground’s 19 sites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. There is also 1 group campsites. The campground also has drinking water and vault toilets. Each campsite also has a table, shade structure, fire ring and grate.

The area offers a variety of outdoor recreation where you can have fun hiking, biking, rock-hounding, wildlife viewing and riding your OTV.  This is the only place where the Mojave River flows above ground (year-round) and provides riparian wildlife habitat.  There are also a number of historic sites, old mines and slot canyons you can explore.

Hole-In-The-Wall and Mid Hills are two other campgrounds in the Mojave Desert National Preserve.

Reservations:

First Come, First Served

Amenities
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
Activities
  • ATV
  • Biking
  • Caves
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Prospecting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sand Dunes
  • Stargazing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Afton Canyon Photos

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