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Piato Vaya, Arizona

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38 Reviews of 16 Piato Vaya, Arizona Campgrounds

Christine S.
Reviewed May. 15, 2021

One of a kind scenery đź‘Ś in America

Great place to stay. No hookups so go when the weather isn't hot and you need a/c. Great 4x4 roads to explore the rugged but beautiful scenery!

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Month of VisitMay
Reviewed May. 10, 2021

Cute, clean, and classic

Upon arriving during Covid we weren’t sure if we were going to get a spot with a covered table, but we were able to snag one. It was so cute and well kept. Plenty of space and distance between campsites. The bathrooms were nice and clean too.

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Month of VisitApril
Shari  G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2021

Great Campsite near Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Within just 20 miles of the Organ Pipe National Monument, Gunsight Wash allows dispersed camping up to 14 days. There are enough flat parking areas scattered throughout the BLM area to accommodate hundreds of rigs. You should be able to find a quiet spot, though it's unlikely that you'll have the…

  • Found ourselves some shade from a Mesquite Tree, but be ready to embrace the sun and bring your panels.
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Month of VisitApril
Kaylene H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2021

Arizona hospitality AAA

The Owner of this campground is amazing. She goes beyond duty for her guests. We had a lovely time here & Joyce showed the children some of Arizona's night creatures. Highly recommended!!

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Month of VisitOctober
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2021

Almost brand new, well maintained and FF sites!

After a winter storm prevented me from using my reservation at The Big Bend the past February I was faced with a dilemma. Where could I get a a site for 2 weeks with clean toilets, a place to wash the dishes and warm weather?

The answer was Twin Peaks!

Surrounded by the beautiful Sonora…

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Month of VisitApril
RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2021


After spending a day in Saguaro National Park we weren’t sure if this wouldn’t just be more of the same. Wrong! Loved all the trails within this National Monument and the whole vibe of the place. Sort of like Big Bend National Park in that it’s definitely your destination due to its remote…

Reviewed Mar. 17, 2021

Good free dispersed boondocking

Stayed here for three nights with the wife and kids in a tear drop type camper. It has a good amount of spots that are flat. We have never camped in the desert before, but it is still too cold for the woods. We enjoyed it and it really piqued our interest in desert camping. We did a short overland…

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Month of VisitApril
Larry B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2021

Back Again

I have found that this is a nice location. If you want to visit in this area, it is very conveniently located about three miles from the Organ Pipe National Park. There is a campground in the park. It offers paved parking and barbecue grills, but it still dry camping. Since this is free I find it a…

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Larry B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2021

Nice Winter Hideaway

Very nice location only 4.5 miles from town market. The sign entering the park says "Permits Required" but I spoke to some campers that came here every winter and said that stopped about four years ago and no one there that I spoke to had one.

There is and area for horses and a picnic area…

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Month of VisitMarch
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2021

Twin Peaks is a beautiful campground

 Although it is in the desert, the sites are well spaced. No utilities at the campsites, but plenty of water faucets and the restrooms were very well maintained. We hiked the trail out of the group campground and also the Victoria Mine trail. Beautiful desert sun set and sun rise.

Month of VisitFebruary
Vanessa M.
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2021

Desert camping

Primitive and far from civilization. Right next to highway 85, so there is a lot of traffic noise. Since this is dispersed there are not any facilities, but surprisingly there is little privacy. Several RVs,but no hook ups. Very close to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Vanessa M.
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2021

Campground closed

This campground is temporarily closed for building the wall.

Vanessa M.
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2021


This is the most sterile and organized campground I've ever encountered, overall, it isn't my style of camping. There are plenty of RV sites with full hookups, spots are organized so it is simple to get the right size spot. If you arrive after hours, there is a list of assigned and available sites…

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Vanessa M.
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2021

Calm and isolated

It is absolutely amazing here. Plenty of space for disperse, primitive camping. This seems like a popular place for primitive camping, but it is so easy to find a quiet private spot. The Ajo MTB trails are here and there is OHV.

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Chris J.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2021

Good flat campsites.

Darby wells Rd. Has some good dispersed campsites right off the road. With flat cleared out areas. There isn’t a lot of traffic along the road either. So I would recommend this for an overnight.

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