Chavez Crossing Group Campground


Sign at the entrance of Chavez Crossing Group Campground

Though surrounded by the golf courses and posh homes of the bustling art and resort town of Sedona, Chavez Crossing still offers the same country/creekside ambience (and fabulous red rock scenery) as other forest camps in Oak Creek Canyon. Fishing and splashing in the cool, clear waters of Oak Creek are favorite activities here. Additional places to hike, sightsee, and swim are within easy traveling distance, too. Sedona itself provides a unique opportunity for visitors to Chavez Camp to take advantage of the night life and shopping provided by this popular tourist destination.

Campsites at Chavez Crossing are located in a grove of Arizona sycamores and Arizona cypress. Access roads are paved, and there are three separate sites, or you can reserve the whole campground

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Reservations: This site must be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at Recreation.Gov
  • Sycamore Group Site: $75 per night, per group (10-30 people)
  • Cypress Group Site: $95 per night, per group (10-50 people)
  • Ponderosa Group Site: $75 per night, per group (10-30 people)
  • Entire Chavez Crossing: $225 per night, per group (25-110 people)
Open Season: Open year-round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Sedona, Arizona
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire. Contact Red Rock Ranger District 928-203-2900

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General Notes:

Attractions: Waterplay, Hiking, Sightseeing, Photography, Shopping

Facilities: 3 group sites (two sites are maximum 30 people, one site are maximum 50 people), tables, fire pits, and cooking grills, drinking water, vault toilets (barrier free).


  • Small RV's and trailers are permitted.
  • No utility hookups.
  • Pets must always be restrained or on a leash.
  • No horses allowed in the campground.
  • Motorbikes may only be used for entering or leaving campsite.
  • 7 day stay limit.


Location: 30 miles south of Flagstaff in the picturesque art and resort town of Sedona.

GPS (Map): 34°50'35.8"N 111°46'37.4"W

Access: On AZ 179 drive 2 miles south-east of the AZ 179/SR 89A intersection in Sedona and turn right just past The Radisson on Oak Creek Cliffs Drive.


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