Grand Canyon National Park Mather Campground
3.8 rating
(3.8)
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Overview

Location
Address: Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023
GPS: 36.050576, -112.121209
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Local Directions: located within the park in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim. From the south entrance station, proceed for about three miles and turn left on Center Road. Travel 1/4 mile and turn right onto Market Plaza Road. The campground is about one mile down Market Plaza Road on the right. From the east entrance station, follow the road 25 miles and turn left at the "t" intersection onto South Entrance Road. Travel about 1/2 mile and turn right at the intersection onto Center Road. Travel 1/4 mile and turn right onto market plaza road. The campground is about one mile down market plaza road on the right.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-928-638-7888
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-444-6777
Website: https://www.nps.gov/grca/plany...
Email: grca_information@nps.gov

Open
March 1 to November 30
Check In: 12 PM
Check Out: 11 AM

  Sites
272 RV Sites, 55 Tent Sites, 2 Horse Sites, 7 Group Sites, 327 No Hookup, 50 Pull Thru

Rates
Daily Rates: $6.00 - $18.00
Payment Methods: MasterCard, VISA

Facilities & Services
Dump Station, Hot Showers, Laundry, WiFi

Recreation
Biking, Hiking

Policies
All Ages, Pet Restrictions

Restrictions
Max RV Length 30 ft
 
Description
Group Camps

Group camp area can accommodate 7-50 campers and tents. Allowed are 3 vehicles/site. RV and bus parking is prohibited. Fee is $50/night.

Horse camp can accommodate 6 campers, 6 horses and mules, up to 6 tents and 2 vehicles (a trailer is considered a second vehicle). Fee is $25/night.
Sites
Total Sites327
RV Sites272
   
Tent Sites55
Horse Sites2
   
Group Sites7
Max RV Length30 ft
No Hookup (327)
Rental Units
None
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Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Convenience Store  
Dump Station  
Firewood   Fee Applies
Flush Toilets  
Gasoline  
Handicap Facilities  
Hot Showers   Fee Applies
Ice  
Laundry  
WiFi   at Canyon Village Market and in the lobby of Yavapai Lodge
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
Biking  
Hiking  
Local Tours  
Stargazing  
Wildlife Watching  
Events

    None

Reviews
Average Rating
3.8 star rating
(3.8)
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4 star rating
Wake Up to the Smell of Pine and a Spectacular Sunrise
Chris Pearson
Silver
September 29, 2014
If you love the outdoors like my wife and I do, you will definitely enjoy this campground. The campground itself is so huge that they provide a free shuttle service to get you around the campground. All of the sites here are adequately spaced and can accommodate large pull-throughs. Each of the sites come complete with a picnic table and a fire pit. There are no hookups provided here though. Our site was surrounded by huge pine trees. Not only did they offer a sense of privacy. They also gave this delicate pine scent in the morning, which is so refreshing to smell. Try to get up early and head over to the Rim to catch the sunrise. It's truly a spectacular sight.

We stayed here in a Class C Motorhome.
 
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4 star rating
Great park
gbus92570
Bronze
May 20, 2014
Stayed here for a week. Flush toilets/showers available. Showers not free. Also, laundry room is nearby with payphone. Not too much of cell signals. You will see a lot of elk walking around.

We stayed here in a Popup Trailer.
 
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4 star rating
Great National Treasure
Bob Vaughn
Elite
January 29, 2014
We visited this park when we were on a round-the-country trip with our kids. It is worth it to see what millions of years of erosion looks like. This is a nice rustic campground. It does not take hookups to make a nice park but scenery trumps creature comforts.

We stayed here in a Travel Trailer.
 
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3 star rating
Tight spaces
Smores
Silver
October 19, 2012
This campground was huge! So huge that they provide free shuttle service just for the people to get around the entire campground. It is also extremely clean and well-maintained. There are a lot of trees growing here, especially around the RV sites, which give additional privacy. And while the sites were adequately spaced, it was quite a surprise to us just how tight the RV sites actually are. They are fine for smaller types of RVs, but we had a bit of a squeeze to get into ours. Personally, the campground was huge enough to provide us with a more spacious RV site.

We stayed here in a Class C Motorhome.
 
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