Ajo, Arizona

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  • Ajo, Arizona

    Camp at the Alamo Canyon Campground

    The Alamo Canyon campground is the closest campsite to the northern entrance of Organ Pipe National Monument, but this monument near Ajo, Arizona remains only lightly trafficked. Organ Pipe cacti dominate the landscape, but hikers and campers can enjoy a variety of lizards, birds and other wildli...
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  • Ajo, Arizona

    Hike the Estes Canyon/Bull Pasture Loop

    3.6 mi / 900 ft gain
    The trailhead for Estes Canyon/Bull Pasture is on the Ajo Mountain Road scenic loop. Ajo Mountain Road is a dirt, windy, sometimes steep, one way road. It is maintained so that a passenger car can drive it using caution.The trailhead has parking for two dozen cars, bathrooms, and a small shaded p...
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  • Ajo, Arizona

    Hike the Desert View Trail

    1.2 mi / 250 ft gain
    The Desert View loop trail begins in the Twin Peaks Campground's group camping area. Hike it in either direction, but be sure to get to the top before the sun goes down.The trail is a gentle climb through a diverse cactus forest. Birds abound, and keep an eye out for the occasional lizard, snake ...
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  • Ajo, Arizona

    Camp at Twin Peaks Campground

    Twin Peaks is the primary campground at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, minutes from the Mexican border in southern Arizona.This campground has it all: it's affordable, it's in the middle of a beautiful and remote desert, and it's surrounded by hiking.Twin Peaks is first come first served. I...
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  • Ajo, Arizona

    Hike the Victoria Mine Trail

    4.2 mi / 100 ft gain
    The Victoria Mine Trail is a gentle traverse of the Sonoran Desert landscape. Any time of year, but especially in summer, be sure to bring plentiful water and sun protection, as there is no shade or respite on this route.Start at the southern end of Twin Peaks Campground, where there is trailhead...
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  • Buckeye, Arizona

    Camp in Sonora Desert National Monument

    3.0
    Here you will find free camping on BLM land in the Sonora Desert National Monument (BLM page link). It's easy access from AZ 85. We took BLM road 8000, north of Gila Bend, into washy, sand roads and found easy dispersed camping within 20 minutes of the highway. There was no water here, and less c...
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Camping and Lodging in Ajo

Twin Peaks Campground
Ajo, Arizona

Twin Peaks Campground