We have stayed here, without reservations. There are usually one or two sites available even on peak holiday weekends. However, you can improve your chances of getting a site by arriving early in the day.
Note: Cut and paste GPS coordinates into Google Earth to see exact location, which is about 16 miles north of the North Rim Visitors Center/Hotel/Campground complex.
Link to install Google Earth (FREE version): Google Earth
DeMotte NFS Campground - North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park
North Kaibab Ranger District Office
430 Main Street
Fredonia, AZ 86022
GPS: 36° 24.639'N 112° 8.040'W
38 single family campsites accommodate trailers, small motor homes and tent campers. Graded dirt interior roads and parking pads are a few hundred feet from paved highway. Most sites have partial shade, but trees are widely spaced. Also, sites are mostly level, but some may require leveling blocks. Pit toilets and water spigots available, but no hookups or dump station.
Usually open May 1 to October 15. However, exact dates vary depending on weather conditions.
19 sites are first-come, first-served; and the remainder can be reserved online at Website below, or via phone at 1-877-444-6777.
Camping fee: $18/night; half-price with Senior Pass (age 62 and older: America the Beautiful - National Parks Senior Pass
). Also, admission to Grand Canyon National Park is free with the Senior Pass.
Info on North Rim campgrounds: Campgrounds - North Rim - Grand Canyon National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
Reservations: Facility Details - DEMOTTE, AZ - Recreation.gov