Tusayan - Montane

Kaibab National Forest


Commercial operators MUST obtain a special use permit to operate on National Forest System lands, including Ten-X Campground. Due to high public demand, Kaibab National Forest will not be issuing any special use permits for Ten-X Camground until further notice. Therefore, no commercial tour groups are allowed at Ten-X Campground. All violators will be removed from the campground immediately and given a fine for violating the Code of Federal Regulations. 

Perhaps the biggest draw to Ten-X Campground in northern Arizona is its proximity to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Located just 4 miles south of the park entrance in beautiful Kaibab National Forest, Ten-X is a quiet, peaceful campground that generally has open camping sites.

A nature trail weaves its way through the pine forest, and many more hiking opportunities are within a short drive. The facility can accommodate individual and family visitors, as well as large groups up to 75 people.

The campground has 142 single campsites across 5 loops, each accommodating up to eight people maximum. There are also 18 double campsites that can accommodate up to 14 people.

30 of these sites are non-reservable and only available on a first-come, first-served basis. All other sites are reservable. Sites include picnic tables, fire pits and grills, and vehicle parking, with access to nearby pit toilets.

There are also two group sites. Group Site A accommodates up to 75 people. Group Site B accommodates up to 50 people. Groups larger than 75 people can reserve both Group Sites A and B. The group sites have picnic shelters, tables and tent pads.

Due to limited water supply, there is no water available to fill RV tanks.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Ten-X is situated in a pleasant Ponderosa pine and Gambel oak forest at an elevation of 6,600 ft. The forest is nestled on the Colorado Plateau, an area of land that was uplifted by geologic processes.

Summer temperatures range from 50 degrees at night to 80-90 degrees during the day. Summer thunderstorms, known as the monsoon, can build up quickly, especially during July and August. Snow is common from December through March.

Nearby Attractions

Grand Canyon National Park's South Rim, just 4 miles away, is a must-see for Ten-X campers.

The adjacent town of Tusayan has a wide array of amenities, such as a gas station, restaurants, small grocery store, banks, hotels, internet access, mountain biking trails and many different tours.


The campground The campground has a 3 mile loop trail as well as a shorter hikes that allow visitors to observe local flora and fauna.

Elsewhere, the nearby town of Tusayan offers horseback riding, helicopter rides and other tours.

Many hiking, sightseeing, cultural history and outdoor recreation opportunities lie just a few miles away in Grand Canyon National Park.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 928-638-2443

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Ten-X Campground is located 2 miles south of Tusayan, Arizona and 47 miles north of Williams on U.S. Highway 180/State Highway 64.

From Williams: Take Highway 64 north. The campground is on the right, just before the town of Tusayan.

From Cameron: Take Highway 64 west to Grand Canyon National Park. Continue through the park and exit through the south entrance station. The campground is on the east side of Highway 64, 2 miles south of the town of Tusayan.

Note: Entrance fees into the Grand Canyon National Park are $35 and are good for seven days.

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