Name: Arch Rock Campground
Arch Rock Campground is one of two campgrounds in the Valley of Fire State Park. It is surrounded by rock formations and desert.
Campsites: There are 29 campsites in Arch Rock Campground. Each are equipped with a cabanna for shade and a barbeque stand, fire ring and picnic table. For tent campers there is a tent square also. The roads and driveways are gravel while the sites are gravel and dirt.
Host on Site: Yes
Water: Yes but no hookups.
Garbage Services: Yes
Electricity Available: No
Restroom: Yes, vault style restrooms are available. They were clean and stocked at the time of our visit.
Handicap Accessible: The restrooms are handicap accessible.
Firewood: No sign of fire wood here however there was firewood for sale at the Visitors Center.
Pets: Yes but must be on a leash.
Picnic Area: There are multiple picnic areas scattered about the park but not in the campground..
Recreation: There are many natural features to visit by either driving or for a more in depth look by hiking.
Fishing: Not likely!
Boating: Also not likely!
Swimming: Ha! Ha!
Hiking: There are several short hikes outlined on the park brochure. We hiked to Mouse's Tank which was about a mile and a half round trip. We also hiked a loop near White Dome. For more infomation see our review of the Valley of Fire State Park.
Wildlife: We saw birds, lizards and one lonely desert sheep. However most wildlife in this very hot dry area is nocturnal and are not likely to be seen. Resident birds include raven, house finch, sage sparrow and roadrunners. Lizards, snakes, coyote, kit fox, black-tailed jackrabbit and spotted skunk make their homes here. If you happen to see a desert tortoise please leave it alone as they are very rare. Rattle snakes do live in this area.
Nearby Services: There is a small town to the north which is the closest or from Las Vegas to the southwest.
RV Dumping Site: There is a RV dumping station along the road only a quarter mile or so from the campground.
Nearest Shower: There are showers at Atlatl Campground about a half mile away.
Location/Driving instructions: I have included this link to a GoogleMap from Las Vegas to help you out.
Elevation: 2360 Feet
Reviewed Date: October 2020
Fees And Reservations: The fee for a campsite in 2020 was $20 per day and there was a $10 per vehicle fee to enter the park. Bikes are charged $2 to enter the park. Campsites may not be reserved in advance.
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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