Saddle Mountain

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West Courthouse Road Tonopah, AZ 85354 623-580-5500 Official Website

GPS: 33.464, -113.0366

Last Price Paid: $0
Elevation: 1257 ft
Max Stay: 14

Approximate location. Many sites for primitive camping off W. Courthouse Rd. and W. Salome Rd. Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

44 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
AT&T 3G
3bars
AT&T Voice Only
2bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
3bars
Sprint 3G
3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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BackcountryCookes
GA Nissan Xterra
29 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

BackcountryCookes would stay here again

“Nice Mountain Scenery”

Reviewed Apr 02, 2019

Overall Rating

The road leading to the dispersed campsites is in good shape and there weren’t that many people camping there when we did. Primitive camping, very good Verizon cell service. Gorgeous AZ sunset and sunrise over the mountains. We only stayed for about 12 hours on our way to Phoenix but we enjoyed it for its peace and quiet.

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3

The Mulligans would stay here again

“Amazing views”

Reviewed Mar 21, 2019

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We stayed here over the weekend. We got our rv back up against the mountain. Excellent hiking. There were a lot of flies as others have said, but they weren’t a bother. If we left the rv door open they came inside, but weren’t much worse than camping other places. Once you bring it food flies are inevitable anywhere. Good open space, t... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Linda and John
31' Keystone Laredo
44 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Linda and John would stay here again

“Beautiful, absolutely beautiful but”

Reviewed Mar 21, 2019

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Stayed Mar 20, 2019. As others mentioned, the flies are numerous to say the least. I talked to other people who have stayed here and they said that it was not bad. Not sure why there are so many flies now. Will definitely come back and check it out. There are rattlers out - it's that time of year. Gorgeous scenery. Very clean. No flu... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Gary
37' Winnebago Minnie Plus 30rlss Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 13
Site Number: Off West Courthouse Rd

Gary would stay here again

“Great Boondocking in the desert”

Reviewed Mar 14, 2019

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Arrived March 3, 2019. The desert green and blooming following the February and early March rain. Great views of the mountains with amazing sunsets and sunrises. A wonderful, clean, and quiet place to boondock. Of note, a Pilot truck stop opened March 11, 2019 in Tonopah. In addition to Diesel and Gasoline they have Propane ($3.... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
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4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Ye Wilde Ryder
Casa Grande, AZ 37' National Tropi-Cal 6373
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“The flies were just awful.”

Reviewed Mar 09, 2019

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Based on this site's good rating here & elsewhere, we decided to give it a try. Big mistake. The flies were so bad, we couldn't go outside, & spent a large portion of our time inside our rig just killing flies. Also, by the time we arrived on Friday before noon, many of the better sites were already taken, so we ended up closer to t... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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passcreek
ID 33' Coachmen ADRENALINE Chevrolet 2500
6 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 0

passcreek would stay here again

“Quiet and beautiful”

Reviewed Mar 04, 2019

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This is a nice BLM spot. Easy to find. No problem with the toy hauler. We arrived the first week of March and it was beautiful weather. Everything was turning green and the wild flowers were just starting. The scenery was beautiful. We had no problem finding a spot to pull through and unload our ATV. It wasn't crowded at all. We had... more

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3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Rv Chickadee
FL 24' CrossRoads Slingshot Ford Raptor
43 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 6

Rv Chickadee would stay here again

“TONS of FLIES, but excellent view and spacious”

Reviewed Mar 01, 2019

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Yep. We hit the Mega Fly Lottery. Because of a LOT of recent rain, the flies were quite bad. Somehow they seemed to just come from the air. Somehow into your rig. Not even sure how. They must have had fly camouflage on and would be waiting around your door for it to open. They had multiplying powers, too. Once one fly was inside, it im... more

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“Nice free camping outside Phoenix”

Reviewed Feb 21, 2019

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This is a great free camping spot outside of Phoenix. There are a few people around, but it's not hard to find a spot with a bit of space so you aren't right on top of each other. In addition, I work remotely, and there is blazing fast AT&T and Verizon (AT&T: 35.9 Mbps down/9.48Mbps up). BUT: People are right about the flies! There are... more

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5bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Kobras Journey
Cleveland, OH
18 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14

Kobras Journey would stay here again

“Beautiful and quiet”

Reviewed Feb 17, 2019

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We stayed here for a two week span in Jan. We stopped at the gps coordinates before pulling in, but the road was way to intense to try. We checked each entrance and about a mile down couthouse road past the coordinates we found a drive that didn’t cause us to scrape or bottom out. We did scrape a bit on the exit, but that won’t disc... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Dan & Jen Nevada
NV 32' Newmar Bay Star 3113
33 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3

Dan & Jen Nevada would stay here again

“Can't Wait to Go Back”

Reviewed Jan 31, 2019

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We stayed here during our escape from Quartzsite and the Big Tent (LOL). Just a few nights on our way to other destinations. We camped at the westernmost corner near the road and were virtually alone. If we were staying longer we would have ventured further back in the Jeep to find a better spot. Amazing mountains and hiking. The ... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Campsite Review: Saddle Mountain BLM Area Near Tonopah, Arizona

Location: Tonopah, Arizona Type: BLM Dispersed Access: Approximately 10 miles from Interstate 10, Exit 94 Coordinates: 33.464388, -113.066330 Elevation: 1,250 Feet Road Conditions: Pa...

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  • Dispersed Camping
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