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News Release: North Kaibab Ranger District to open campgrounds on May 15

April 18, 2017

 Fredonia, Ariz., April 18, 2017 — For Immediate Release. Recreational campgrounds on the North Kaibab Ranger District will open May 15 and remain open until Oct. 15.


Both the Jacob Lake campground and the DeMotte campground will be open and available for public recreation and overnight camping. The Jacob Lake campground is located 30 miles southeast of Fredonia, Ariz. on U.S. Route 89A at roughly 7,900 feet. The DeMotte campground is located about 25 miles south of the Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center on Arizona Highway 67 at roughly 8,700 feet.


A complete list of amenities may be found at by searching for the specific campground. Campers are reminded to be mindful of any rules associated with the campground and always maintain fire safety when making a campfire. To stay current with any fire restrictions in Arizona go to


Additionally, the Kaibab Camper Village, which is privately owned and managed but surrounded by Kaibab National Forest, is also scheduled to be open from May 14 through Oct. 15. Kaibab Camper Village offers full RV hookups and tent sites, and is located just 40 miles from the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim. For more information on Kaibab Camper Village, please visit or call 928-643-7804.


To make reservations at the Jacob Lake campground or the DeMotte campground, please visit or call 877-444-6777.  For additional information on all of the Kaibab National Forest recreational sites please visit