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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Now GCNP is one of the most visited and NP in the US and one of well maintained one too. Mather campground is one of the many in-park amenities and very well maintained too. I had not done any camping before let alone pitched a tent, so it was a challenging at first but turned out to be just fine....

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in site 297 in Pine Loop in Oct 2016. We stayed for5 nights. This loop is generator free so it was nice and quite during the day and night. The campsite has a nice sized fire ring and picnic table. We were able to walk to the bus stop using the trails. it was nice not having to...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed January 3, 2017

If you're looking for once in a lifetime experiences, you've come to the right place. I was adamant about camping at first, it being my first time. I can honestly say choosing Mather Campground to be my first will never be something I regret. One thing I wish I would have known however, is that it actually rains at the...

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Reviewed January 1, 2017

On of our stops during our cross country summer camp with the Boy Scouts. We were a small group (8), had 2 sites on the outer curve. Upon our arrival the boys discovered a bull elk standing in the tree eating. What a site. Good location, showers were ok, but they were worth it. Shuttle service was awesome. Will definitely...

1Thank 04Beau99
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Location is great, showers are available (for a few dollars), and there is a free shuttle bus to the canyon (much easier than walking). But by far the best part for us was a magnificent elk that wandered right past us one evening!

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We were on a 7 week road trip and spent a night camping at Mather in early October. We visited 7 national parks and several state parks during our stay and this campground was one of the best we stayed at. The campsites are spacious and give plenty of privacy. The campground is ideally situated and close to the village...

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Paris, France
Reviewed December 10, 2016

As my friends and I were beginner in camping and we almost passed out from the cold, but the camp ground is really good located. Then by night, as there is no light all around you, you have an amazing sky view with so many stars! The washroom/toilet are clean. Just be prepared because it is really cold by night.

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We stayed here one night while passing through and really enjoyed it. Although the website says there are not many amenities, there are. We were pulling our trailer and found the dump station right near the front gate easy and clean. There were two sides of the dump station, so no waiting. The restrooms were clean with running water. No...

1Thank 1998rc
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this campground for 4 nights and loved it. We had plenty of space and a nice fire pit for evening campfires and cooking too. We hiked the entire south rim and have the blisters to prove it.

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Reviewed November 12, 2016

I have stayed at this campground on 3 separate occasions. Spring, Summer and Fall. I enjoyed every stay. The bathrooms are a nice option and I definitely prefer them to digging a cathole and searching for rocks to use as TP. Nuts and bolts here. The bathrooms have electric outlets without the ground. If you want to use a portable...

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Offers 320 campsites and is situated near Grand Canyon Village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mather Campground

Address: Grand Canyon Village, Near Mathers Amphitheater, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Number of rooms: 327
Also Known As:
Mather Campground Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
Mather Campground Grand Canyon
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“Would recommend site #294!”
 of 5 bubbles BlondieAus, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“the farthest east are going to be your best bet.”
 of 5 bubbles , Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“Campground Does not Have Disabled Showering Stalls.”
 of 5 bubbles georgeannaw2016, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Loop numbers the higher they are the farther they are from the shuttle.”
  • Every camp site has a picnic table
  • There is a pack of mule deer in the camp.
 of 5 bubbles eddelite1, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Oak Loop is farther from the road (noise) and close to a shortcut trail toward the visitor center/canyon's edge.”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniesY1015RO, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
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