South Rim | Desert View Campground

Campsites are on a first come – first served – self-registration basis. No reservations are accepted for campsites for the Desert View Campground at anytime.
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Desert View Campground. NPS Photo

Desert View Campground. NPS Photo

First Come, First Serve
No Reservations Accepted

– No hook-ups
- 30-foot trailer or RV maximum
- Located 26 miles/ 42 km east of Grand Canyon Village.
- Open May through mid-October

There are a total of 50 campsites in the Desert View Campground. Most sites are sized to accommodate tents or smaller RVs or Travel Trailers. A few sites can accommodate large RVs 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.

PETS are allowed, but must be leashed at all times, and may not be left unattended.

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 to the west.

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