It’s time to pack the RV and explore the red rock landscapes, rugged mountains and natural wonders like the Grand Canyon. Most campgrounds and RV parks in the Southwest are now open.
Good Sam actively updates our website with the latest information regarding private campground openings. Visit our Guide to COVID-19 RV Park and Campground Openings page for a list of Good Sam Parks that are now open and accepting overnight guests. Also as you search our campgrounds and click on a park’s listing, look for the “COVID-19 Campground Visitor Update” box as it displays the opening date. Keep in mind, some events and amenities may not be available.
Arizona: From Red Rock Country of Sedona to the sandstone towers of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park to summer escapes like Pinetop-Lakeside, you’re sure to experience something uniquely Arizona. The Grand Canyon State is home to racing roadrunners, the best-preserved meteor crater and more wilderness than the entire Midwest. And the sun shines in Phoenix and Tucson 85% of the year, even more than Florida and Hawaii! Reach out directly to the park for possible restrictions, travel advisories and information about how to camp safely. Check the individual state for the latest information on COVID-19 related announcements.
Nevada: The gambling and entertainment capital of the U.S. is also home to remote towns like Tonopah, where you can experience the Milky Way in all its splendor. Outdoor adventure lovers can go off-roading in one of the many backcountry byways or hike everything from desert to lush meadows, mountains to valleys and rivers to lakes. Don’t forget to check with the state regarding Coronavirus updates.
New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment can proudly claim one of the most diverse landscapes in the world, with a range of incredible outdoor adventures. From white sand dunes and brilliant wildflower fields to snow-capped peaks dressed in pines and spruce, this state is more than desert. And would you have guessed that New Mexico is also wine country? These days, nearly 50 wineries dot the Rio Grande landscape, and many are award-winning and well worth your time. Check updates from the state for the latest updates and travel restrictions.
Oklahoma: With a wonderfully diverse set of landscapes and campgrounds perfect for beginning campers, Oklahoma is ready to welcome visitors. Check the individual state for the latest information on COVID-19 related announcements.
Texas: Known for having its BBQ, country music, rodeos and The Alamo, The Lone Star State is larger than any country in Europe. Whether it’s hiking at Big Bend, swimming in Hamilton Pool or tubing on Lake Travis, there’s something for every outdoor enthusiast. Check’s Texas’ government site for the latest information on COVID-19 related announcements.
Utah: The Beehive State is known for having some of the best skiing in the country. In fact, High West is the only ski-in distillery and gastro-saloon in the world. Summertime provides incredible mountain biking opportunities. And don’t miss Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks, where you can spoil yourself with magnificent landscapes. As always, wherever you travel, check with the state agency and campground for the latest information.