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Norco, California
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We decided to go to Grand Canyon North at the last minute. Camping spots were booked out at GCN. This campground was close, had shade, nice easy to get to. The camp host was friendly. I would recommend this campground to anyone that can't get into GCN. Bathroom toilet pit, Fire pits. level tent sites, no electricity, They do have...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

When we arrived at the camping, the host welcomed us and told us which spot was ours for a night. We had a 24ft RV and were fitting perfectly in the spot. More than enough space left including a barbecue and picknicktable. It is only a short drive (20/30 minutes) left from the North Rim. We went there at night...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Love that place. We found it accidentally on the way to the canyon, did not have any reservations and were looking for a place to crash. We slept in the car and it got really cold at night even though it was in the middle of the summer. Haven't used bathrooms so no word on that and there is no...

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Thank Raya P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you can't get a reservation in the actual park, this campground will do the trick. It's located about 7-8 miles outside the entrance to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in the Kaibab National Forest. The campground itself is pretty much what you'd expect in a National Forest. It's wooded with minimal bathrooms. There are no showers or...

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Thank Jay H
Reviewed 26 August 2016

With my job I can only plan time off 3 months in advance. We reserved a campsite for 2 nights at $18 a night on recreation.gov. Because the campground in the Park was full. While we visited the North Rim we drove by the campground and it was packed! very close to the General Store, the laundry and showers. So...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We reserved a site on recreation.gov, which ridiculously adds $8 or $9 to what would have been an $18 stay (only stayed one night), but worth it to know you have a spot waiting when you arrive at a remote location like this. The site was not very large and was pretty close to the one next to it, but...

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Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The closest National Forest campground to Grand Canyon National Park North rim. There are plenty of sites, no hook ups or showers, but only $18 per night. They reserve 50% of the sites on recreation.gov and 50% for drive up stays. Nice and quiet, beautiful forest area.

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Thank Ted A
Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I haven't stayed there yet but I've had the displeasure of trying to book a reservation, which is done through recreation.gov. I checked availability, picked the date I wanted from what was available, and proceeded to the checkout process. However, there was an option to change the dates, so I clicked on that to see what other dates were available...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a very open campsite; despite it being peak season and the campsite full, we never felt remotely close to any of our neighbours. Our site had a barbeque pit and wood was available for sale. We only met an 'official' once and that was for him to tell us off for gathering our own wood from the ground....

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The Campground is situated in the Kaibab National Forest and is a short drive from the north rim. It can be used by RV's and tents. Some of the spots can be reserved, others are first come first serve. Costs 18$ per night. Payment is done with an envelope you pick up at the entrance. Find an open spot, fill...

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Address: AZ State Route 67, 7 miles north of Grand Canyon National Park boundary, Jacob Lake, AZ 86022
Region: United States > Arizona > Jacob Lake
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Demotte Campground Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
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“close to GC north, you can make reservations, or 1st come on some sites, wildlife,”
 of 5 bubbles clamdiger2, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only stay if sunny or mild drizzle expected.”
 of 5 bubbles MushnKit, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“sites numbered above 20 have more vegetation”
 of 5 bubbles BlindDogAZ, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Couldn't find a campground classification. So, I clicked on "hotel" as I've seen other campgrounds reviewed under this classification.”
 of 5 bubbles funsters3, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
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