Access Point to Everywhere on the North Rim

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Status – OPEN

We’ve been here in-person, but it might have been a while. To our knowledge, this spot is currently open and accessible, but that can easily change, so always have a back-up plan!

Description

Embark on a serene escape at a designated dispersed camping area in Grand Canyon-Parashant, roughly 60 miles off the grid via a major dirt road. Navigable without four-wheel drive, exercise caution during wet conditions. This expansive site accommodates vans and full-size truck campers, featuring recently installed vault toilets with a subtle scent of wet paint.

Nestled among junipers, the site boasts numerous stone fire rings creating a charming atmosphere with abundant shade and shelter. Positioned at a moderately high elevation, the site may be less favorable in winter. Serving as an ideal basecamp, it offers a secluded retreat with no cellular service, yet can accommodate multiple vehicles. Explore the vast backcountry of northwestern Arizona and nearby points of interest along the north rim of the Grand Canyon. Although the sky view is limited, the potential for satellite connectivity remains.

Discover the allure of this hidden gem, particularly popular in warmer months. We eagerly anticipate returning to relish the unique and unforgettable camping experience this site offers.

Always tread lightly, leave no trace, respect the wishes of landowners, and leave campsites cleaner than you found them. Be the very best steward of our public spaces that you can possibly be so that they remain public.

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