Please see news release (attached and below) regarding opening of developed campgrounds.
Kaibab National Forest to open developed campgrounds for overnight camping season next week
WILLIAMS, Ariz., May 15, 2020 — The Kaibab National Forest will open developed campgrounds for the overnight camping season next week. The following developed campgrounds, which allow for single-family campsite use, will open to the public for camping on the specified dates:
North Kaibab Ranger District
DeMotte Campground – Opens May 19
Jacob Lake Campground – Opens May 19
Tusayan Ranger District
Ten-X Campground – Opens May 18
Williams Ranger District
Dogtown Lake Campground – Opens May 18
Kaibab Lake Campground – Opens May 18
White Horse Lake Campground – Opens May 18
While the single-family campsites at these developed campgrounds will open next week, the group camping areas located at Jacob Lake, Ten-X, Dogtown Lake, Kaibab Lake and White Horse Lake campgrounds will remain closed until mitigation measures that support federal, state and local public health guidelines can be implemented. To reserve available single-family campsites at all Kaibab National Forest developed campgrounds, please visit Recreation.gov.
Most day-use recreation sites across the Kaibab National Forest are open or are anticipated to open prior to the Memorial Day weekend. The forest is also open for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, wildlife viewing and dispersed camping. However, visitors should be aware that services may be limited at some day-use sites and trailheads. Please visit the Kaibab National Forest website for outdoor opportunities and the status of specific recreation sites.
The Kaibab National Forest asks members of the public to recreate responsibly and reduce impacts to forest resources by following Leave No Trace Recommendations for Getting Outside During Covid-19. Visitors to the Kaibab National Forest should also follow Arizona's guidelines for responsible recreation across the state including staying home if sick and observing physical distancing of at least 6 feet from other people. For complete information, visit the Responsible Recreation Across Arizona website.
Other important information for Kaibab National Forest visitors includes the following:
Kaibab National Forest offices are open and providing services virtually. Customers needing information, permits and maps are encouraged to call the following offices during regular business hours for prompt customer service:
Kaibab National Forest information is also available through the following sources: