Mather Campground

Grand Canyon National Park

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Market Plaza Rd.
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
928-638-7888
Reservations: 877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 36.0507, -112.121

Last Price Paid: $10
Number of Sites: 317
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 7001 ft
Max Length: 30 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

14 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Nancy
Moretown, VT
19 Airstream Globe Trotter / Trade Wind
2014 Toyota Tacoma
32 reviews
Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 298
“Wooded, but sunny”

Reviewed Apr 26, 2018

Overall Rating

Location is close to the rim, visitors center, showers and bathrooms, and the market. Bus system is excellent, but walking/biking paths are not well marked and can be confusing. Lots of pull through sites and a non generator loop! Not suitable for big rigs over 30 feet. Trailer village is available for bigger vehicles and offer f... more

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3bars
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7 reviews
Days stayed: 1

John would stay here again

“Walk to the canyon rim”

Reviewed Apr 14, 2018

Overall Rating

Campground in the Grand Canyon park that is clean, quiet and very convenient. Walking trails are easy to follow to shuttles or other areas of the park. We were lucky to score an open site, but suggest making an advance reservation.

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The Dog and Pony ...
Bend, OR
50 Chevy Dually
2005 Silver lite Horse Trailer
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 25B

The Dog and Pony Show would stay here again

“We had a wonderful time with dogs and horses”

Reviewed Mar 21, 2018

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We had been traveling for weeks with our dogs and horses. First off we boondocked on FR 302 in Tusayin, but the noise from the Grand Canyon Airport was horrendous. The next day inspite of it being Spring Break, we were lucky enough to land one of the two sites with corrals at Mather Campground in the group area. We had a great ... more

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Fables and Trails
Seattle, WA
2017 Airstream Int'l Signature 27FB
2017 Range Rover Sport Supercharged
33 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 110, Juniper Loop
“Typical NPS Camping: Tight loops with crumbling infrastructure”

Reviewed Jan 18, 2018

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I'm sad to report that NPS camping continues to be a dissapointment for us, with few exceptions (such as Fruita or Watchman). Check-in staff unfriendly, campground roads tight and crumbling with encroaching tree branches to scratch your precious aluminum. Camp neighbors loud through the night, and seemingly nobody around to enforce rul... more

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2bars
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Marbrookes

25 Funfinder FBS189
10 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 296

Marbrookes would stay here again

“Peaceful in winter”

Reviewed Dec 15, 2017

Overall Rating

Great place to stay in the winter campsites in Pine loop. Some aren’t very big, just enough to park our 25 ft RV in a few places. Showers and laundry are located about 5 min walk away but toilets were close by. Lots of rubbish bins around. Good place for a quick drive to catch sunrise at the rim 🌅

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Andersons Outdoors
Albuquerque, NM
10 Jayco 10SD
2016 Kia Sedona
5 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 224 Oak Loop

Andersons Outdoors would stay here again

“Great way to experience Grand Canyon”

Reviewed Oct 06, 2017

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Stayed for 3 nights at this site and really enjoyed it. Quiet 2 of 3 nights. Elk hanging out just near our site 3 of 4 days. Walking distance to the shuttle service (awesome). Less than 5 minutes to the General Store which has a deli (pizza, hot sandwiches), gift shop, firewood (Buy it here, don't bring it from out of state) and ne... more

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wordsyouwant
Yantis, TX
20 Thor Scamper Pop-Up
2016 Dodge Ram 3500
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 3

wordsyouwant would stay here again

“Fun Tent Camping in the Grand Canyon”

Reviewed Aug 12, 2017

Overall Rating

We stayed three nights in our tent. I highly recommend booking your spot well in advance. We got lucky and found nights available about a month in advance, but our dates were very flexible as well. You do have to pay $30 to get into the Grand Canyon and we paid $54 ($18 a night) for 3 nights online. All other campgrounds in the area ar... more

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3bars
Verizon 3G

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ZombieCat

Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1/UL2
19 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: Oak Loop, #245

ZombieCat would stay here again

“Large Campsites - Perfect Location!”

Reviewed Jun 25, 2017

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We spent three nights tent camping in Mather Campground. Booking is best accomplished well ahead of time and online at rec.gov. When we visited in May there were no vacancies and people were being turned away. The location is perfect and there's a shuttle stop at the entrance to the campground. You can actually walk to many of the ... more

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may510
Oakland, CA

6 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Fir Loop 89

may510 would stay here again

“Quiet space”

Reviewed Jun 02, 2017

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We were here last week of April. Great space between sites and really quiet. We had a little path close by to the bathrooms. The walk to Camper services was pretty easy. The walk to the rim wasnt too far and paths were easy to follow. Bathrooms were moderately clean and the showers were a bit dated but clean enough Cell cover... more

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6 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Fir 88

South Bird would stay here again

“Great Campground in Grand Canyon NP”

Reviewed May 06, 2017

Overall Rating

The sites at Mather campground are well spread out. There are no hookups though it does have one centrally located dump station. While it is a large campground, you are not camping on top of your neighbors. Each site has an asphalt pad and some fine tuning with leveling blocks was necessary. Bathrooms have running water and are wel... more

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My Little Batch of Sky: A Grand Weekend

Over this Labor Day weekend, we visited Grand Canyon. It's been on our list of places to visit because it seems like sacrilege to live in Arizona and never take your kids to see the Grand Canyon. Bri...

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RV Camping at Mather Campground, Grand Canyon

RV camping at the Grand Canyon is an experience we can’t recommend enough. This was our first time RV camping inside a National Park and the two nights we spent at Mather Campground could not have...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • laundry
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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