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Afton Canyon Campground

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  • Drive-In
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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

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


For Campers

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


12 Reviews of Afton Canyon Campground

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Greg B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 15, 2021

Just when you think there won't be anything...along comes Afton Canyon

As I travel, I really have no set destination.  Something will pop up.  As I left Tucson early that day, I started getting tired, and there wasn't much.  When suddenly, Afton Canyon pops up.  After 4 miles of 'fun' gravel, I arrived...and was the ONLY one here.  It was pretty darn warm (hot), but…

  • An overview of the entrance, after about 4 miles of gravel road.  Not a soul to be seen....
  • Hello.....only a few came
  • As you can can get right next to them....POWERFUL!!
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Brittney  C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2021

Pull off on a long boring highway

A place to camp that's covered, and tables. It’s very affordable so it fills up fast, people leave trash everywhere... so people please clean up after yourself. The road is super easy to get to. If you strike out there are plenty of other free spots on the side of the road such as cima... so much…

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Berton M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2020

Mojave River Camping

Afton Canyon Campground is one of the hidden gems for spring and fall camping in the Mojave desert. The campground is located 4 miles from I-15 down a dirt road. The dirt road is easily accessed with any type of car. The campground is a first come first service basis and cost $6 a night. I believe…

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Afton Canyon Campground is located in California


Located in the Afton Canyon Natural Area ACEC, adjacent to the Mojave River, about 37 miles northeast of Barstow and a few miles south of Interstate 15.


35.03793648 N
116.38416582 W

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