Afton Canyon Campground

Mojave Trails National Monument

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Afton Road Baker, CA 92309 760-252-6000 Official Website

GPS: 35.0379, -116.3842

Last Price Paid: $6
Number of Sites: 22
Elevation: 1421 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

3 people have reviewed this location.

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1bars
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1 review
Nightly rate: $6
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5

Mintint would stay here again

Reviewed May 15, 2019

Overall Rating

Campground is clean with nice views of sagebrush around sites and canyon cliffs in the distance. Sites have a picnic table and fire ring, and most have a solid awning over the table, presumably for shade. Located about 3 miles down a dirt road off of I-15, doable with 2WD, and the hills obscure a view of the highway as well as highway ... more

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Nimsat
Walnut Creek, CA Rockwood Toyota 4Runner
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $6
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 2nd on the right

Nimsat would stay here again

“Lonely desert in a good way”

Reviewed Apr 08, 2019

Overall Rating

This was a sleeping stop for us on a long road trip but it was a cool spot after all. I was pulling a pop up trailer and had my doubts about the dirt road in, but it was dry so I was fine even with the hills. I would not attempt in muddy conditions. Spot seemed to be a base for off reading and dirt biking. Also saw some people walk dow... more

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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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2 reviews
Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 15
“Nice BLM-administered campground, great place for sightseeing, hiking and train-watching”

Reviewed Sep 12, 2015

Overall Rating

Been there a couple of times, great stopping place if you are going to the Mojave NP from further West. Somewhat rocky/tricky dirt road to reach the campground from the highway, but totaly manageable (at least in the rented 24ft Class C we were with at the time). No hookups and no dump station, only a water fawcett near the entranc... more

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Life's Little Adventures: Afton Canyon BLM Campground

  Since we didn’t leave Ridgecrest until 11 yesterday, and didn’t want to drive 250 miles to Las Vegas, I found a BLM campground, Afton Canyon, about 37 miles northeast of Barstow, just about halfway...

........Rolling in a RV - Wheelchair Traveling......: Afton Canyon Natural Area

   This is a small BLM campground located in one of the few places where the Mojave River flows above ground. The river is not visible from the campground but the presence of water is an ideal breedi...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • group sites
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
Pets:
  • pets

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