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Mountains and Verdant Desert Near Phoenix

Discover a captivating primitive campsite nestled in a beautiful desert canyon, featuring a stone fire ring and surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of saguaro cacti, mountains, and canyons within the remote and serene Tonto National Forest.

Spacious Clearing in the Junipers Near Oracle

Seek serenity in the heart of Coronado National Forest near Tucson at this secluded, dispersed campsite. Unwind in a spacious clearing, ideal for multiple vehicles and tents, perfect for groups or solo adventurers craving wilderness immersion. Access the site via a four-wheel drive vehicle with decent ground clearance, navigating a long, primitive forest road.

Desert Mountains on the Road to Wickenburg

Experience the rugged beauty of the Sonoran Desert at this private, dispersed campsite accessible by any four-wheel drive vehicle. Nestled in a rocky valley on BLM land near Wickenburg, Arizona, this hidden gem offers breathtaking mountain vistas, diverse desert flora including majestic saguaro cacti, and a glimpse into an active mine’s operations.

Serenity in the Rolling Hills of the Santa Ritas

Experience a hilltop dispersed campsite featuring a stone fire ring, surrounded by juniper trees for shade and shelter. Despite limited cell service, the site accommodates three vehicles, requiring some leveling on uneven ground. Enjoy peace and quiet with good privacy, offering a view of the Santa Rita mountain range to the west and rolling hills to the east.

Hidden Canyon on a Scenic Arizona 4×4 Route

Discover a remote, spacious, and flat dispersed campsite tucked in a densely-wooded desert canyon. Accessible about fourteen miles into the backcountry via a primitive four-wheel drive track, this site requires vehicles with low-range capabilities and decent ground clearance. Larger vehicles or campers might struggle due to narrow trail sections, potentially incurring scratches.

Roadside Retreat in the Maricopa Mountains

Situated along a BLM road spur, this campsite is flanked by an expanse of desert Wilderness on both sides, offering an immersive and secluded natural experience. Accessible via a primitive two-track suitable for any four-wheel-drive vehicle, although larger vehicles should exercise caution due to close vegetation that may lead to scratches.

Within the Rolling Grasslands of Buenos Aires

Explore a designated dispersed campsite within the scenic Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in southern Arizona. Nestled in a grassy valley between mountain ranges to the east and west, and with the Mexico border to the south, this refuge boasts a vast network of gentle primitive roads, including some groomed dirt roads.

Sweeping View on the Threshold of Rug Road

Situated at the southern base of Rug Road on State Trust Land, this elevated dispersed campsite offers panoramic views of desert mountains and valleys to the east and west. A cost-effective annual use permit for Arizona State Trust Land is required, easily obtainable online for your convenience.

Easy Overnight in the Northern Arizona Woods

Discover an exceptional basecamp in a discreet clearing surrounded by majestic ponderosa pines within Kaibab National Forest. Conveniently situated just off the paved highway, this hidden gem ensures excellent privacy. Although the upper elevation may bring cold and snowy conditions in winter, the campsite provides unparalleled comfort during the summer months.

Camping in the Rugged Depths of Pine Canyon

Explore a wonderfully secluded dispersed campsite nestled alongside a rugged, primitive forest road. This grassy spot features a stone fire ring and ample space for one or two vehicles. Situated in a densely wooded canyon surrounded by striking desert mountains, the campsite offers a serene retreat with an idyllic stream just a short walk away.

Discreet and Peaceful in a Grove of Palo Verdes

Discover a secluded campsite on BLM land in the Sonoran Desert, easily accessible via a short drive up a mild two-track off a western road spur. This spot, occasionally used by others, presents a serene environment, potentially linked to mining activity. Surrounded by the scenic beauty of desert mountains, the location offers tranquility and breathtaking views.

Windmills and Ranches by the Arizona Roadside

Explore a primitive roadside campsite situated on the outskirts of BLM land in the Arizona desert. Conveniently located along a lightly trafficked dirt road, this site provides easy access as a major artery. Adjacent to the popular Arizona Peace Trail, frequented by side-by-sides and off-road vehicles, it offers a scenic route for enthusiasts.

Shady Nook on the Precipice of Mount Graham

Discover an exceptional dispersed campsite on Mount Graham within the Coronado National Forest, standing out as a preferred choice for its ideal blend of scenic beauty and privacy. Nestled in a flat, sandy clearing against a picturesque tree line, this site offers a serene escape.

Access Point to Everywhere on the North Rim

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.