Gilbert Ray Campground

Tucson Mountain Park

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8451 W McCain Loop Rd. Tucson, AZ 85735 520-883-4200 520-877-6000 Official Website

GPS: 32.2208, -111.1444

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Overview of Gilbert Ray Campground

Weight restrictions apply to Gates Pass Road. Long rigs should enter Tucson Mountain Park from Ajo Highway to Kinney Road.

Generators are not permitted.

H loop is available for first come first served, no reservation required.

Number of Sites 130

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Elevation 2,624 ft / 799 m

Max Stay 7

Tent Camping Yes

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To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. (520) 883-4200

Dave asked on 9/28/2022

Are showers available at Gilbert Ray Campground?

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camper-638277 asked on 2/4/2022

How easy is it to get a first come first serve site?

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Ghugg asked on 1/16/2022

How do you make reservations for Gilbert Ray Campground?

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Ledhead asked on 1/2/2022

From what I'm seeing, I take it there are no sewer hookups at the sites?

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kazmar107 asked on 2/27/2021

Does Gilbert Ray campground have WiFi?

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Reviews of Gilbert Ray Campground 123 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Site Quality

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 71 Users
Last reported 6/6/2022
AT&T 4G/5G
Confirmed by 35 Users
Last reported 5/9/2022
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 13 Users
Last reported 1/25/2022

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  • 30 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
  • dump station
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


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