Contact Us:

Navajo Tourism Department
P.O. Box 663
Window Rock, AZ 86515
United States of America

Phone: 928-810-8501
Fax: 928-810-8500

Campgrounds and RVs

CHINLE, ARIZONA / CANYON DE CHELLY

COTTONWOOD CAMPGROUNDS

A campground with 90 campsites, each with a park table, barbeque grill, and space to pitch a tent. Includes 3 restroom facilities that include sinks and flushable toilets, but no showers. No hookups are available, but a dumpstation is located in Loop 1.

RVs: Sites cannot accommodate vehicles more than 40 feet, including vehicles-in-tow. Full hookups are available in the surrounding areas of Gallup, NM; Monument Valley, UT; and Holbrook, AZ.

For camping rates and information, contact Navajo Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 674-2106.


 SPIDER ROCK CAMPGROUND

This site has more than 30 spacious RV and tent camping sites with privacy and quiet surroundings. The spaces can accomodate tents, RVs and you can even sleep in a hogan! There is a small on-site convenience store that offers wood bundles (no foraging for wood is allowed), snacks, and even a small coffee shop offering espresso drinks!

There are also many things to do here – book a 8-mile guided hiking tour, go 4×4 wheeling in Canyon de Chelly, sleep overnight in the canyon floor, and there is even a night tour (weather permitting).

RVs: Water Fill-Up and Dump Station available.

For additional information, call (928) 781-2016.

 http://spiderrockcampground.com/

TSAILE, ARIZONA / DINÉ COLLEGE AREA

► TSAILE LAKE CAMPGROUND

A primitive area on the north side of the lake, bring your own firewood for a campfire.

RVs: No dumping. No Water-Fill up stations. No electric.

A camping permit is required by the Navajo Parks and Recreation Dept., you may contact them at (928) 871-6647 M-F, 8am-5pm.

Additionally, a Navajo Fishing License is required, you may purchase your fishing license at the local gas station at Navajo Route 12 and 64 or online at: ONLINE PURCHASE LICENSE

WHEATFIELDS LAKE / SOUTH OF TSAILE, AZ

► WHEATFIELDS LAKE

Wheatfields

This lake runs parallel next to Navajo Route 12, about 10 miles south of Tsaile, Arizona. Situated in a higher altitude (7,293 feet) area straddling the Chuska Mountains, this area recieves the colder weather and gets the occasional snow drop. The campsite is across the road, west of the lake. Campsite features 2 vault restroom buildings, with each room for male and female. The restroom area will feature a portable outdoor hand washing station, permitting the weather and if the campsite is open.

RVs: No dumping. No Water-Fill up stations. No electric.

A camping permit is required by the Navajo Parks and Recreation Dept., you may contact them at (928) 871-6647 M-F, 8am-5pm.

Additionally, a Navajo Fishing License is required, you may purchase your fishing license at the local gas station at Navajo Route 12 and 64 or online at: ONLINE PURCHASE LICENSE

CRYSTAL, NEW MEXICO / CHUSKA MOUNTAIN RANGE

► CAMP ASAAYI / ASAAYI-BOWL CANYON LAKE

AsaayiLake

Asaayi Lake is situated in the high Chuska Mountains at an elevation of 7,528 feet. The road from Crystal, NM is a dirt road and will get muddy during the wet seasons of summer and winter. So be careful on this route as cellphone reception is non-existant or very spotty, depending on your provider. There is another route that is paved, you access this road just 3 miles north of Navajo, NM off Navajo Route 12 and this will be paved about 80% of the way, the remaining road is dirt.

There are vault style restrooms and ramadas available throughout the lake area. Overnight camping is only permitted in the south end of the lake. Day use recreational areas are on the north end of the lake.

RVs: Access is limited, as the road is small width-wise. Call ahead to verify your RV can fit. No dumping. No water. No electric.

A camping permit is required by the Navajo Parks and Recreation Dept., you may contact them at (928) 871-6647 M-F, 8am-5pm.

Additionally, a Navajo Fishing License is required, you may purchase your fishing license at the local gas station at Navajo Route 12 and 64 or online at: ONLINE PURCHASE LICENSE


 NARBONA PASS CAMPGROUND

An area designated as a day-use campground off the Navajo Route 32, about 7 miles east of Crystal, NM. A small rotunda is available for use. This area sits in a higher elevation around 8,721ft at its highest point in the Chuska Mountain, so the road and area see’s its very fair share of snow and icy roads. During the winter, this area may be snowed in.

RVs: No dumping. No water. No electric.

MEDICAL CENTER

 JWJ RV PARK & CAMPGROUND

A small sectional camping/RV parking area next to a trailer park. Area is about 1/2 mile south of the Tsehootsooi Medical Center and next door to the Window Rock High School right off Navajo Route 12 in Fort Defiance, Arizona.

Spaces may be limited and for more information, contact the owners at (928) 871-5250


TUBA CITY, ARIZONA / TUBA CITY TRADING POST

► QUALITY INN @ TUBA CITY RV PARK & CAMPGROUND

Centrally located in Tuba City  – behind the Quality Inn and near the Explore Navajo Interactive Museum, Tuba City Trading Post, and a cafe featuring the tastiest coffee, espresso & non-coffee beverages in the area!

RVs: There are modern amenities here. Electric hookups, restrooms with showers, water & sewer available. Picnic tables at each space.

Check in is at the hotel front desk at Quality Inn. Tip: most of the amenities available on-site require a key or access code, e.g. laundry room.

For more information, contact the Quality Inn at (928) 283-4545 or visit their website: LINK

Name of Campground: Cottonwood Campgrounds
Address:  P.O. Box 2520 Chinle, Az 86503
Phone Number: (928) 674-2107
Additional Information: For permits for camping, please call (928) 674-2106

Name of Campground: Spider Rock RV Park Camping & Hiking
Address:  P.O. Box 2509 Chinle, AZ 86503
Phone Number: (928) 675-0534
Additional Information: info@spiderrockcampground.com

Name of Campground: Tsaile Lake Campground
Address:  2 miles off Indian Hwy 12, South of Diné College Tsaile, AZ
Phone Number: (928) 871-6645

Name of Campground: Quality Inn RV & Campground @ Tuba City, AZ
Address:  10 North Main Street, Tuba City, AZ 86045
Phone Number: (928) 283-4545 or (800) 644-8383

Name of Campground: JWJ RV Park and Campground
Address:  P.O. Box 365 Ft. Defiance, AZ 86504
Phone Number: (928) 871-5250

Name of Campground: Camp Asaayi Campground at Asaayi Lake
Address:  11 miles east of Navajo, NM off State Hwy 134
Phone Number: (928) 871-6645

Name of Campground: Narbona Pass Campground
Address:  5 miles east of Navajo, NM off State Highway 134 Navajo, NM
Phone Number: (928) 871-6647

Name of Campground: Wheatfields Lake
Address:  Campgrounds 44 miles north of Window Rock, AZ on Indian Route 12
Phone Number: (928) 871-6451
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Upcoming Events:

Apr
10
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Crossing Between Worlds: Two Navajo Weddings – One Navajo Bride and Groom with Charles Winters @ ONLINE
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Crossing Between Worlds: Two Navajo Weddings – One Navajo Bride and Groom with Charles Winters
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 11:00 am – Arizona Time
Join Amerind for the free online lecture, Crossing Between Worlds: Two Navajo Weddings – One Navajo Bride and Groom with photographer Charles Winters. Winters will share the photographs he captured and discuss relationships he formed during a six-year project he undertook in the Canyon de Chelly community on the Navajo Nation.
Charles D. Winters, a photographer and cinematographer, photographed and taught photography at State University of New York in Oneonta, NY. His work has been exhibited widely most recently at the Amerind Museum and 3 books of his documentary photography have been published: “Too Wet to Plow: The Family Farm in Transition,” “The Catskills: Land in the Sky” and “Crossing Between Worlds: The Navajos of Canyon de Chelly.” Now retired, he lives in Bisbee, AZ.
This online program is free, but space is limited. To register visit: https://bit.ly/AmerindOnline041021