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When we arrived the area was pretty crowded, but it still had some space for us to find a site. Within the first 2 miles of 525, there are enough spots for at least 15 rigs. The road continues further with more sites available, but the extreme washboard makes it a pain to drive on.
Here’s the Breakdown:
Location: Sedona, Arizona
GPS: 34.8334, -111.9083
Date / Temp: We camped here for 5 nights in late October. It was a little too hot for us with highs in the upper 80s and lows in the 50s.
Amenities: This site offers no amenities and practices a “Pack In, Pack Out” policy. We filled up with water at the Conoco in Flagstaff – that gas station also has a FREE dump station.
Wifi / Cell: We received a 4G LTE signal with both AT&T and T-Mobile (using our WeBoost Cell Booster). The speeds were slow, though. It was one of the few downsides of the campsite.
Noise: This site was pretty crowded, but relatively quiet. At the front end of 525, the first developed site was the busiest with 7+ rigs. Our site only had us, a class B and tent camper.
Grocery / Errands: Downtown Sedona is 7 miles from the campsite and Cottonwood is 9 miles. There is plenty of shopping in both areas to complete errands and grocery runs.
Dog Friendly: This site is dog friendly. River had a lot of space to play and explore. Unfortunately, there are thorns in the shrubs – we kept River on the dirt drive.
Entertainment: There is so much to do in the Sedona area. We hiked on many trails, to a day trip to Jerome (an old mining town) and explored downtown Sedona & Cottonwood. Best of all, this is a hot spot for full time RVers. We got to hang out with We’re The Russo’s, RV Outlawz & Away We Winnebago!
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