About This Campground
Bonito Campground is named for the Bonito Lava Flow which oozed across this high desert plain some 900 years ago. That river of liquid rock, now frozen forever, is just one of the many remnants of volcanic activity which lend an otherwordly appearance to this starkly beautiful place. Though the…
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Firewood Available
- Phone Service
- Drinking Water
- Electric Hookups
- Max Length: 42 ft.
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
- Boat InBoat to your campsite
Large well dispersed campground covered in pine trees with no undergrowth. Excellent road biking and off-road biking options. Really cool volcanic formations.
Tucked right in off the 89 20 miles from Flagstff - you're in a great place with being right by both Wupatki National Park and you can hike right there and also up to O'Leary's Peak. Also have amazing views of the massive peaks of Humphreys peak right in view to the West.
This place is great for…
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We wanted to visit Sunset Crater and we found this campground just across the street from the crater.
In addition to being able to see this beautiful sunset cone, there are underground lava flows everywhere in this area. We were able to chat with a ranger and explore one (wear layers, it is…
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Bonito Campground is located in Arizona
Location : 18 miles northeast of Flagstaff, near Sunset Crater/Wupatki National Monument. Elevation is 6,900 feet. GPS (Map): 35°22'13.5"N 111°32'37.0"W Access : Drive 12 miles northeast of Flagstaff on US 89. Turn east (right) on FR 545 (toward Sunset Crater) and drive 2 miles to Bonito Campground. Campground entrance is JUST BEFORE the entrance station of Sunset Crater National Monument. Click map thumbnail for larger view. [Bonito Campground Map](http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_MEDIA/stelprdb5312496.jpg)