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Canyon De Chelly National Monument - Cottonwood Campground

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Monument

Canyon De Chelly National Monument

The Navajo Parks and Recreation Department (NPRD) manages the Cottonwood Campground and collects fees for camping.

There are about 90 individual campsites available and 2 group tent sites. Each site includes a parking space, picnic table and grill. There are 3 restroom facilities that include…

Fee Info

Camping: $14.00 per night (up to 7 people) FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS

NO RV Hookups Group Camping: $50.00 per night (14-30 people) BY RESERVATION ONLY

Day Use/Water/Dump Station: $5.00

Backcountry Permits: (issued 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily)

NPS Backcountry Permit: $2.00 per…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

7 Reviews of Canyon De Chelly National Monument - Cottonwood Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
P
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2021

Good campground

Paved mostly level sites.
Hosts were very nice.

Site48
Month of VisitDecember
S
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

It's a pit!

Its the only campground anywhere near Canyon de Chelly. Sites are not reservable. We arrived at about 3:30pm on Fri and it was about half-full. Problem was that half of the sites were blocked off (Covid?). We finally found a site in full sun (lots of shady ones were there but blocked off). 90+…

Site60
Month of VisitOctober
T
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2021

Basic Campground

This campground has around 50 sites, about half of which are large enough for camper drive-in. Facilities include clean bathrooms with running water. The sites are pretty close together for my liking, but this is a nice, cheap campground for an overnight stop.

Site43
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Canyon De Chelly National Monument - Cottonwood Campground is located in Arizona

Directions

Chinle, Arizona 86503 1/2 mile South of Canyon de Chelly National Monument Welcome Center GPS Coordinates: 39˚08’55”N 109˚32’22”W

Coordinates

36.14979081 N
109.54005027 W

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About This Campground

The Navajo Parks and Recreation Department (NPRD) manages the Cottonwood Campground and collects fees for camping.

There are about 90 individual campsites available and 2 group tent sites. Each site includes a parking space, picnic table and grill. There are 3 restroom facilities that include sinks and flushable toilets, but no showers. No hookups are available, but a dumpstation is located in Loop 1. Limited services are available during winter months.

GROUP SITES: Reservations for group campsites are required. Sites are for tent camping only. No reservations are accepted for RVs.

RVs: Sites cannot accommodate vehicles more than 40 feet, including vehicles-in-tow. Full hookups are available in the surrounding areas of Gallup, NM; Monument Valley, UT; and Holbrook, AZ.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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