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About Flagstaff & Mormon Lake, AZ

Population: 60,000

Lat/long: 35.20 N 111.63 W

Elevation: 6,900 feet

Map of Mormon Lake area (30 minutes southeast of Flagstaff): Mormon Lake

Distance to Phoenix: 145 miles

Distance to Los Angeles: 468 miles

Distance to Denver: 677 miles

Avg. May high: 67F

Avg. June low: 34F

Industry: Northern Arizona University, tourism, Lowell Observatory

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Basic Camping

Mormoon Lake RV park.Basic onsite camping is included free with an Overland Experience package. 

Day pass attendees are welcome to camp in the basic camping area for $10 per night on an as-available basis (it’s a really large area, and we don’t expect to fill up). 

The site is a wide, level grass field just north of and adjacent to the main exhibitor and training areas (map link). 

There will be porta-johns around the site, and flush toilets and limited shower facilities are available in the adjacent RV park, along with water for filling up. 

No electricity. (Please, no generators after sunset.) There will be 24-hour security. 

Venue layout. Click on map to view large size.Overview of region. Click on map to view large size.Pets are welcome, but please clean up after them; make sure you read the Pet Rules.

Rules for onsite camping:


Reservations are not required for basic camping—Overland Experience registrants have reserved camping, but not reserved spots. Groups are welcome to stake out their own areas.

Camping opens Thursday at 1:00 PM. You may stay over Sunday night.


Mormon Lake RV Park & Campground

Mormon Lake RV Park, looking east toward the main lodge, bathrooms/showers, and meeting rooms.The lodge operates an adjacent developed campsite with pull-through RV sites with full hookups and electricity; these are available on a reserved or first-come basis. Tents and no-hookup truck and motorcycle campers are welcome in this area as well.

Cost is approximately $18 per night, no hookups, or $15 for just a tent; $35 per night, full hookups; please fill out our online reservation form and we'll put you on the waiting list for a slot [NOTE: IF THIS LINK DOES NOT WORK, THE RV PARK IS FULL. MAKE OTHER PLANS, WE CANNOT ACCOMMODATE NEW RESERVATIONS.]


Coconino National Forest campgrounds and dispersed camping

There are two U.S. Forest Service campgrounds just west of Mormon Lake Lodge: Dairy Springs (30 single sites, two group sites) and Double Springs (15 single sites), with tables, grills, water, and toilets. Sites are well-spaced and shaded. Approx. $16 per night. For more information, see the Forest Service page: Coconino campgrounds. Another Forest Service campground, Kinnikinick (13 sites), is about eight miles away.

For those who prefer more solitude, dispersed camping is also allowed in Coconino National Forest. For a detailed guide to regulations and suggested sites, see: Dispersed camping.


For hotel information, please see our Accommodations page.




Last updated on April 2, 2014 by Administrator