Explore the Great Outdoors at the Grand Canyon/Williams KOA Journey

Stay at Grand Canyon/Williams KOA Journey when you want to adventure into the Northern Arizona wild. Our KOA Campground in Williams, Arizona, is the closest KOA to the Grand Canyon, making it the perfect base camp for you and your family — especially for a mid-week visit. Our Williams, AZ campground is also open from March to October, so it is ideal for locals or international travelers passing through the area on their way to their destinations.

Things to Do While Staying at Grand Canyon/Williams KOA Journey

You and your family have many opportunities to explore the local area while staying at Grand Canyon / Williams KOA Journey. Our campgrounds allow for camping near Grand Canyon National Park, where you can hike for beautiful views of the historic rocks and wildlife. For a different view of the Grand Canyon, we can help you book a helicopter or airplane ride to experience a spectacular aerial tour of this natural wonder. We offer professional concierge services to help you book tickets and tours to explore the Northern Arizona area.

For more fun in the sun, we can help you book exciting Jeep and rafting trips. The Jeep tours come right to the campground for pickup and drop-off. During the tour, you will see another side of Arizona while exploring rugged sites. You can also try whitewater rafting — a thrilling activity that the whole family will love. We can make a reservation for your rafting excursion whenever it is convenient for you. Some smooth water float trips are also available if you want to be on the water but would rather have a more relaxing experience.

Our campgrounds near Grand Canyon attractions provide a short trip to visit places like downtown Williams, Arizona. Located just minutes from the campground, it's a charming stop on historic Route 66. Stay an extra day to explore the Route 66 nostalgia diners and shops, festivals, local craft breweries, and restaurants. In the summer, watch out for bandits on main street who stage a live shootout show for visitors.

You and your family can also enjoy a train ride on the Grand Canyon Railway. With the Railway just minutes from our campground, you can get to the Grand Canyon South Rim in no time.

Nature lovers and historians alike can spend time learning while visiting the Flagstaff Area National Monuments, home to the Wupatki, Walnut Canyon and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments. During your trip, you can learn about the lives of the people who lived in the area many centuries ago. You will also hear about the stories and traditions passed down through generations that Native American descendants still tell and do today.

Ways to Stay

We provide many ways to stay at Grand Canyon / Williams KOA Journey. You can have a comfortable camping trip whether you stay in one of our RV Sites, Tent Sites, Hotel-Style Deluxe Cabins or Camping Cabins. We have Pull-Thru and Back-In RV Sites that can hold rigs of all sizes. Options for sites include full hookups or water and electric hookups. You will have a great time Grand Canyon RV camping while staying at one of our RV Sites.

Enjoy some of the luxuries of home while camping in our Deluxe or Camping Cabins. The Deluxe Cabins offer more of a glamping experience with a full kitchen and bath. For a more traditional, rustic cabin camping experience, stay in one of our Grand Canyon Camping Cabins with no bath or kitchen.

If you want to experience truly rustic camping near the Grand Canyon, set up your tent at one of our Tent Sites. Each Tent Site has a gravel tent pad with either no hookups or water and electric hookups.

To make your trip extra special, bring your beloved pets with you to experience camping in Arizona. Our RV Sites and several Deluxe and Camping Cabins allow pets. Your pets will love being able to spend time with you as you explore all Northern Arizona has to offer.

Campground Amenities

During your stay at the campground, you have access to many unique amenities that will help you relax or stay active. We value our campers' happiness, so we ensure there are plenty of recreational activities and things to do throughout the camping season. Spend your days:

  • Lounging in the swimming pool and hot tub.
  • Biking around the campground.
  • Sipping delicious made-to-order beverages from the Gourmet Coffee Bar.
  • Playing pool or arcade games in the recreation room.
  • Making crafts.
  • Playing horseshoes with other campers.
  • Running around the playground.

We also have a KampK9® dog park for your furry friends to run around in. If you want to go on any tours around the Grand Canyon or find other fun tours to go on, we have a full-service tour concierge available to help campers plan their trips. Our concierge will work with you to plan exciting adventures and handle all the arrangements, so you can focus on having fun.

The campground also has a convenience store and gift shop where you can buy food from the snack bar and other camping essentials like firewood and propane. The store is your one-stop shop for all your camping needs throughout your trip. The on-site amenities will help make your stay at a campground near the Grand Canyon South Rim even greater.

Book Your Campsite Today
Grand Canyon/Williams KOA Journey is one of the best Williams, Arizona, campgrounds to stay at when you want to explore the Grand Canyon and Williams area. Our proximity to Route 66 and the Grand Canyon makes our campground the perfect place to stay.

Begin planning your adventure by reserving a campsite at Grand Canyon/Williams KOA Journey today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/15 - 9/2)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Dog Park
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KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

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WHEN: September 8-9, 2023

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 8 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 9 for FREE*.

WHY: KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for KOA Rewards holders to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

*Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one site per a KOA Rewards account, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. KOA Rewards discount does apply but not valid with other discounts.

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Visit Our Front Desk for Tickets and Tour Bookings

Our Team Would Love to Help find the Activities Best Suited to Delight Each Person in Your Party.  Stop by the Front Desk or Call in Advance and We Will Make All Your Arrangements.

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Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular of arid land erosion in the world. The park encompasses 1904 square miles, including 277 miles of the Colorado River. South Rim facilities are open all year. Stop and see the Grand Canyon IMAX theater then begin your day with a visit to the National Park Visitor's Center to get maps, brochures and view the slide presentation. Stop at Mather Point, Yavapai Point and Museum, historic El Tovar Lodge and the Bright Angel Lodge then begin your tour of the West Rim by free shuttle bus - this is an 8 mile one-way trip and shuttles come by every 15 minutes so take your time at the various overlooks. Visit the Grand Canyon National Park online for more information.

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Helicopter/Airplane Flights

Fly over the Grand Canyon and experience a spectacular aerial tour of one of nature's noblest creations! See the office for details.

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Grand Canyon Railway

Williams is home of the Grand Canyon Railway , a century-old rail line taking you to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Be entertained by cowboy characters, enjoy the tunes of strolling musicians and be part of a mock train robbery. The Railway is just minutes from the KOA. Your round trip will be 65 miles and prices for trips range from $45 to $85 for children and $60 up to $150 for adults. A variety of trips are available.

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