Twin Peaks Campground - Yuma, AZ
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Twin Peaks Campground
GPS Coordinates: N 31° 56.569 W 112° 48.682
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There are 208 campsites are available on a first-come first-served basis at Twin Peaks Campground. This campground is located within the Organ Pipe National Monument. Designated sites for tents and smaller RV's (w/o generator) are available. There is a 14-day limit during peak season (Nov.15 - April 15). Maximum 28 days per calendar year.
The visitor center, your best source of park information, has books, brochures, maps, exhibits and slide shows. Park rangers are there to talk over plans and interests with you. Schedules of guided walks, talks and other programs are posted in the winter. When you are ready to begin your desert explorations, you will find scenic drives and hiking trails just short distances away. If you visit between October and April, you can expect sunny days in the 60s and 70s F and occasional light rains. From May through September temperatures often exceed 105 F and brief, violent thunderstorms sometimes occur. Nights are considerably cooler than days year-round.


Facilities: Water, restrooms, grills, tables, and a dump station are available at Twin Peaks Campground. Electrical hookups are not provided. Restroom outlets are only for short-term personal use. All other uses, including use of extension cords or recharging items is prohibited. Confine all fires to the grills provided. Self-contained grills can be used with charcoal briquettes.

Best Time To Visit: Twin Peaks Campground is open all year.

Fees: A camping permit must be obtained at the Visitor Center.

An entrance permit is required to visit Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, which includes this area. Fees are per vehicle or per person if arriving on foot, bicycle, or motorcycle. The fee is waived for holders of Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access passes. The permit is valid for 7 days.

Accessibility: Unknown

Rules: Generator Hours are 12 noon to 4:00 P.M., and idling of engines for longer than 5 minutes prohibited.

Ground fires are prohibited.
Using or possessing native wood gathered within the park is prohibited.
Please wash dishes only at your campsite. Outside faucets are for drinking water only; all other uses are prohibited. Dispose of dishwasher and gray water in the waste sink at each restroom. Sewage will be disposed of only at the dump station. Please use the receptacles provided for recycling aluminum cans.
Pets must be on a leash or under physical restraint at all times. Do not leave pets unattended in campsite.
Bicycles are prohibited on trails and in the backcountry. Must obey vehicle regulations.
Campsites: One RV and/or tent per site or two tents with maximum six persons per site only. Maximum two vehicles per campsite. If assigned a specific campsite, do not switch sites.
Tents - In sites without tent pads, use cleared area next to picnic table. Please do not disturb natural desert areas between campsites.
Length of RV unit is not to exceed 35 feet (Motor home is measured bumper to bumper; trailer measured from hitch point to rear bumper.)
Quiet Hours - 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Camping Limit - Camping is limited to 14 calendar days for the period January 15 through April 30th and 30 calendar days during the remainder of the year.
Group Camping - Group sites are available by reservation only. Please contact the monument secretary at 520-387-6849 for more information.
Please park vehicles on pavement only.
Check out time is 11:00am.

Directions: Twin Peaks Campground is located in Southwest Arizona, on AZ State Highway 85, 35 miles south of Ajo, on the Mexican border. It is about 150 miles south of Phoenix and 130 miles west of Tucson.

From the NORTH: follow AZ Highway 85 through Ajo and Why. The Monument is 22 miles (35.4 km) south of Why. From the EAST: follow AZ Highway 86 to Why, then turn south on AZ Highway 85. From the WEST: follow I-8 to Gila Bend or I-10 to Buckeye, then turn south on AZ Highway 85. From MEXICO: drive on Mexico Route 2 to Sonoyta, then north to Lukeville.

Map: Click here for a map to Twin Peaks Campground

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted at Twin Peaks Campground.

 
Address
10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, Arizona 85321-9626
Phone
General: (520) 387-6849
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