Picacho / Tucson NW KOA

Experience a true taste of the southwest at our Family-friendly campground NW of Tucson and BioSphere 2, SE of the Casa Grande Ruins and next-door to Aros Arena world-class horse exhibits

Get away from the concrete pads and city hustle to a desert oasis perfectly located between Phoenix and Tucson.  We are just off I-10 nestled between oleander hedges and under shade trees that hide away the highway.  The natural beauty of our surroundings coupled with great amenities; large, level pull-thru spaces and a heated pool make for the perfect place to unwind.   Bring your camera for the gorgeous pink to orange sunrises over the Picacho Mountains and the sunsets on the pastures to our west.  Your walking shoes will take you to plenty of attractions and activities including Picacho Peak State Park, Rooster Cogburn's Ostrich Ranch and the Casa Grande ruins up in Coolidge.  Museums, galleries, restaurants and shopping are 30 minutes away in Tucson (I-10E) and Casa Grande (I-10W past I-8).  Now open year-round with a pool and activities for plenty of family fun. Join us on an overnight stay on your way through Southern Arizona and stay for an extended visit where you'll want to return time and again.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 140' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (Open Year-Round)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

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

Latest Hot Deal

VKR Appreciation Weekend

VKR Appreciation Weekend Photo WHEN: September 13-14, 2019

WHAT: Value Kard Rewards members stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 13 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 14 for FREE.

WHY: VKR Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for Value Kard Rewards members 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.

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Local Area

Rooster Cogburn's Ostrich Ranch

Amazing day of fun! Feed the ostrich, pet the tiny deer, don't miss the Lorikeets! Ride the monster truck with Dana. Watch Rooster kiss the ostrich. So much to do and so much fun. Featured on the travel channel. A must do while you are here.
Check out the website: www.roostercogburn.com

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Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Botanical Garden, Zoo, and Museum all in one location. A must see. https://desertmuseum.org.

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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

An amazing structure built by the ancient Sonoran Desert People farming community. Nations first archeological reserve in 1892. Declared a National Monument in 1918.

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Old Tucson Studios

Old Tucson is a working film location and western theme park. The t.v. show High Chaparral was filmed here. Lots of fun.

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