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Free Camping in Flagstaff, Arizona

As temps in Sedona crept into the mid-80s, it was time to pack-up camp and head to cooler weather. We trekked up the mountain, climbing 4000 feet, and landed at Naval Observatory Road in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The free campsite is listed on Campendium & FreeCampsites. Its easy to access and can accommodate large 5th Wheel rigs, but Class A’s may have an issue with low clearance dips in the road.


Here’s the Breakdown:

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

GPS35.1886, -111.7349

Date / Temp: We camped here for 3 nights in late October. The highs were in the 60s with lows in the 40s. There are many tree providing shade and keeping the daytime temps very cool.

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 amazing! We could easily stream music & movies and upload YouTube videos super quickly.

Noise: This site had 4 other campers well spread out. We could hear distant generators rumble, but that never bothers us. The interstate is also within an ears-range, creating ambient background noise.

Grocery / Errands: Downtown Flagstaff is 7 miles from the campsite and offers every shopping option we could want. The site is a straight shot to downtown, making errands easy & quick to complete.

Dog Friendly: This site is dog friendly. River had a lot of space to play and explore. 

Entertainment: There is a lot to do in Flagstaff. We enjoyed hiking through the mountains. Downtown offers numerous bars & restaurants. Since its a college town, live music is also easy to find!

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  1. Rebekkah says:

    Hey. How do you two film yourselves? Do you set your camera on a tripod? What kind of video camera do you have? The reason why I’m asking is because my husband and me plan on being full-time RVers in two years or less, and I want to film our adventures.
    Thank you. I enjoy your videos and blog.