Ten-X & Charley Tank Campground US National Forest Service
Located in the Kaibab National Forest, this National Forest Campground is located just 4-1/2 miles south of the entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim, in Tusayan, Arizona, off of US Highway 180. This forested campsite is sheltered by ponderosa pine and Gambel oak trees. Unlike the two National Forest campsites on the North Rim, the Ten-X campground offers a short, self-guided hiking trail and has weekend evening programs during the summer season at an outdoor amphitheater.
Campsites are on a first come first serve basis and you should try to arrive as early as possible. Reservations for groups at the adjacent Charley Tank Campground are accepted and strongly recommended, at least four months in advance is ideal. You can make your reservations by calling the Tusayan Ranger District office at (520)-638-2443, Monday through Friday, during normal business hours. All groups are required to check in with the campground host upon arrival to the campsite.
The Ten-X Campground has 70 campsites with a water faucet (water is potable), picnic table, barbeque grill, and fire rings. The group campsite at Charley Tank do not have water, but water is located adjacent at Ten-X. Fires are restricted to the fire ring and barbeque grill. During the summer a small store may be setup at the campsite that provides firewood and other basic needs. You should call ahead to the Tusayan Ranger District at (520) 638-2443 to confirm this. If firewood is not available for purchase, the gathering of dead or fallen wood is permitted. Cutting of wood or alteration of terrain is not permitted. Camping is limited to no more than 14 days in a 30 day period.
The Ten-X Campground can accommodate tents, pop-up trailers, and small RV's, and has 52 pull through sites. RV's over 22 feet will have to stay at the Mather Campground or Trailer Village in Grand Canyon National Park, or at the Grand Canyon Camper Village in Tusayan, Arizona. There are no showers, laundry, phones, hookups or dump stations at the campground. Open from May 1 to September 30, fees are $10 a night per vehicle. Rates for the Charley Tank group campsite are $25 for up to 25 people, $35 for 26 to 35 people, $50 for 36 to 50 people, and $75 for up to 100 people. Checkout time is 2:00 PM. Campsite Administration is handled by the Kaibab National Forest Tusayan Ranger District, P.O. Box 3088, Tusayan, Arizona 86023. They can be reached at (520) 638-2443 or you can fax them at (520) 638-2443, and dial extension 126.
Grand Canyon Camper Village - Tusayan, Arizona (no web site)
Located 2-1/2 miles south of the entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim in Tusayan, Arizona, off of US Highway 180. This open campsite is ideal for RV's and offers a wide variety of sites for the recreational vehicle operator.
The Grand Canyon Camper Village has 300 campsites, 90 with full hookups, 60 with electric and water hookups, 100 with electrical hookups (20 & 30 Amp), and 50 without hookups. 230 of the sites are pull through. RV's are allowed to use a/c and or heaters for an extra fee. The Grand Canyon Camper Village is capable of handling RV's of any size.
There are coin-operated showers, laundry, a full service store, RV supplies, ice, tables, and fire rings at the campground. A public phone and a dump station are all available. Wood is available to be purchased for making fires. Tent campers are welcome. Open from March to October , Grand Canyon Camper Village charges from $18 to $25 a night for camping. You can contact the Grand Canyon Camper Village at (520) 638-2887.