Picacho Campground Along the Colorado River

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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!


Explore the phenomenal developed campground situated in Picacho State Park along the scenic Colorado River. Operating on a fee basis, this campground shines during its peak season in winter, providing a verdant oasis amidst the rugged desert landscape.

With shaded picnic tables, running water, showers, fire rings, and vault toilets, this well-maintained campground offers both shaded and exposed sites for a variety of preferences. While there's no cell service, the site ensures a decent view of the sky, facilitating satellite connectivity.

Each site accommodates two vehicles, and the campground's proximity to the Colorado River, complete with access ramps, enhances the overall experience. Expect to encounter other guests in this inviting and well-cared-for location, making it a very lovely place to stay. Highly recommended for those seeking a comfortable and scenic camping experience along the Colorado River at Picacho State Park.

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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