Camping and Recreational Vehicle Regulations

Camping and Recreational Vehicle Regulations

Pineview campground is OPEN.

Tappen Springs Primitive Campground will be closed June 2nd – 17th 2022. 


Please visit for check in and more up to date Camp information. We ask that patrons be very cautious about properly disposing of trash, as well as watching children and pets closely, because of predatory animals on Camp Navajo, DEMA and the Arizona National Guard are not responsible for any damage/loss of property or injury to our patrons (including pets) during the time of their visit here on Camp Navajo.


1. Authorized Participants, Camping & RV Regulations

  • Cash is NOT accepted, check or money order is the only acceptable form of payment. Make out checks to:  "State of Arizona"
  • Please check this website regularly for updates.
  • State DEMA employees with a valid ID.
  • Retired military personnel from all services (20 years or retired for disability in possession of a retired military identification card or an official letter of retirement from that particular service.)
  • Sponsors (A. - D.) may escort dependents/RV guests. Sponsors are responsible for the conduct of their dependents/RV guests.
  • All DoD members with a valid ID.


2. Security Requirements

  • All personnel using the campgrounds shall initially check in at Post 3 and with the Camp Host.
  • See Camping Rules form at Post 3 for the campgrounds and at Pine View RV Park before proceeding to a campsite.
  • Traveling through the Buffer Area at night is PROHIBITED.
  • Possession of weapons on Camp must follow all State and Federal guidelines and adhere to any and all AZNG rules and regulations. While in the cantonment area all weapons shall have a trigger or cable lock and remain unloaded.
  • All emergencies must be reported to Security Operations at (928) 637-0864.
  • No target shooting on CN
  • No BB Guns
  • For safety of all patrons at camp sites, any harvested animal SHALL NOT be dressed in any camp site and shall be fully contained in a cooler or similar container to ensure the health, welfare and safety of all campers and units in the area.


3. General Rules

2022 Rules and Fees for Pine View RV Park, Camp Navajo RV Park is open to Current Military, Retired, Veterans, & current DEMA Employees. (Must have proper ID to validate (Military ID, Employee ID, DD214, etc at time of check in.)


In case of emergency, notify 911 first and Camp Host next. RV sites are $20 per day, Sponsored guests RV are $22 a day. Personal or cashier’s check only. Dump fees and trash fees are sperate ($5.00 each). 

Patrons may sponsor up to 1 additional RV Site.   Guest/Sponsored RV Park guest must be accompanied by their sponsor at the time of check in. All payments due at the time of check in.

  • ALL Patrons much check in with Camp Host prior to taking RV Camp Site. (No overflow Camping)
  • Reservation Only, (PCS, TDY and Soldiers on official orders is the only priority).
  • Limit of 6 people per site, $5 a day for each additional person.
  • The maximum continuous stay is 14 days. 
  • No Clotheslines or no hanging clothes outside to dry.
  • No tent camping in the RV Park.
  • No personal outdoor shower or latrines in the RV Park.
  • Two vehicle limit per site, additional vehicle must park in overflow lot.
  • Check out time is 11 am, Check in time is Noon. Quiet hours are 10PM through 6AM.
  • Late Check in or Check at the discretion of Camp Host
  • No processing game or field dressing game.
  • All RV sites will be kept clean – you are responsible for gray water and trash.
  • Fire permits are required for open flame activities.  (Contact CN Fire Dept)
  • RV sites will not be left unattended for more than 48 hours.
  • Pets must always be leashed; this is Arizona State Law, pet cleanup is mandatory.
  • No horses, horse trailers, or livestock are permitted on CN.
  • Do not leave pets or minor children unattended.
  • Only US Flag or State flags are permitted to be flown while on base.
  • Respect your fellow Campers, no loud music.
  • All Patrons, Guests, Users of RV Park are subject to Local, State, Federal Laws.
  • Criminal activity will be reported to Law Enforcement.
  • Follow all Instructions/Requests from Camp Host, CN Authorities or Law Enforcement.
  • No treasure hunting, no use of metal detectors or collecting cultural artifacts.
  • Leave Alone and Report all Munitions, Unexploded Ordnance. No digging!
  • ALCOHOL COMSUPTION ALLOWED- drink responsibly.
  • ANY VIOLATIONS of the above rules can result in eviction without refund.
  • Camp at your own risk, CAMP NAVAJO is not responsible for loss any property, damage, injury or death.


CAMP NAVAJO reserves the right to update rules and requirements.  At any time, a declaration of local emergency up to evacuation can occur without a refund. By order of the Garrison Commander, 1 April 2022


4. Tappen Springs

  • Fees are $5 per night, RV patrons may use the dump station located near Pine View RV park on the cantonment. Everyone shall register upon arrival.
  • Registration will be done with Camp Host before heading out to Tappen Springs. In off seasons (absence of the designated Camp Hosts) hunters and campers shall register with the Hunting and MWR Coordinator. All campers regardless of status shall pay in advance, failure to pay can result in referral for criminal charges. If a camper’s stay is shortened, Camp Navajo does not provide refunds under any circumstances.  All garbage shall be removed upon departure, and while in the camp site kept properly contained to avoid attracting the wild animals on post.
  • Fire permits required for all campfires. Campers shall have shovels and fire extinguisher.
  • Fire permits are issued at the Camp Navajo Fire Department.
  • Portable toilets are currently unavailable at Tappen Springs.  It is prohibited to dig holes or trenches for toilet use.
  • The Campground only offers primitive camp sites, with no established services to the area. Access to the camp sites are via improved trail, which may be not be passable during inclement weather.
  • Due to the primitive nature of the camp sites Camp Navajo is only accepting new guests during daylight hours. Please be aware there are multiple trails and training areas near the location, ask Security Forces or RV Camp host for directions if you are unsure of the exact location.


5. Pine View RV Park 

  • 2021 Fees and Rules for Pine View RV Park at Camp Navajo:
  • All patrons at the RV Park must present a valid Military ID, DoD ID, proof of 100% DAV, or State DEMA Employee ID. 
  • Cash is not accepted, currently only check or money order are acceptable forms of payment. Make out checks to:  "State of Arizona"
  • RV sites are $20 per day. Tent sites are $12 per day. 
  • Overflow RV fee is $12 per day, only when RV park is full. Two night maximum.
  • Reservations are only accepted for those on orders, PCS, or TDY. Everyone else is first come, first served.
  • There is a limit of four people per site, $5 a day for each additional person.
  • Maximum stay is 14 days. 
  • Clothes lines are not permitted. Campers shall not hang clothes outside to dry.
  • No tents or outdoor bathroom facilities are permitted at the RV site.
  • Two vehicle limit per site. Additional vehicles shall park in the overflow area.
  • Check out time is 11AM. Check in time is 12PM. Quiet hours are 10PM through 6AM.
  • Hunters: Absolutely no cleaning or dressing your kill in the RV Park. If you harvest an animal it must be fully contained in an appropriate cooler or similar containment modality and not visible or accessible in any way, or you shall be asked to leave the park immediately.
  • All RV sites shall be kept clean and free of trash.
  • Fire permits are required for campfires grills, or any other outdoor flame (this includes smoking).
  • Campsites are not to be left unattended for more than 48 hours.
  • Campers shall not sleep outside of your vehicle or tent.
  • Pets shall be leashed at all times within the RV Park.
  • Camp Host is the point of contact. Camp Host may make adjustments as needed


6. Grey and Black Water Disposal 

  • Camp Navajo has one dump site on the installation for both grey and black water located at the turn off to the Pineview RV Park.
  • Dump Fee is $5. Pay with Camp Host or in drop box at dump station. 
  • All RVs staying in the Tappen Springs campground must dump both grey and black water at the Pineview RV Park dump station.
  • Any patron found dumping grey or black water on the installation is liable for the cleanup and will be asked to leave.
  • Monday-Friday during normal business hours ONLY: Military retirees from any component, current Military members, and DEMA employees may also utilize the dump station if they are not staying on Camp Navajo.
  • *** Do not dump any chemicals or large amounts of fats *** The dump station has a limited capacity and the pumps are very costly to repair in that area of the installation, use is monitored and this policy will immediately be rescinded by Base Operations if any chemicals or substances harmful to the waste treatment plant are dumped.


Camp Navajo is not responsible or liable for personal property, injury or personnel residing at Pine View RV Park or Tappen Springs.