Centennial County Park Campground is an organized campground operated by La Paz County Parks in the McMullen Valley near the the Arizona desert towns of Wenden and Salome. The campground is a good jumping off point for exploring the nearby Harquahala and Harcuvar mountains.
There are 26 tent and RV campsites at Centennial County Park Campground, all of which offer a fire ring, picnic table, access to drinking water, and bathrooms with pay showers. The campground also offers access to a large playground, tennis and basketball courts, and 18 hole golf course. Access to supplies is readily available in the area.
Centennial County Park Campground Features
|Number of Campsites:||26 Campsites|
|Cost:||Dry Tent Camping: $8/day
RV Camping with partial hookups: $14/day
|Showers:||Yes – $2/campsite for access to shower room|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Defined|
|Cell Phone Service:||Yes|
|Operating Season:||Campground Open Year-round|
|Geo Coordinates:||33.784841, -113.559829|
|Nearest City/Town:||Wenden, Arizona|
|Location:||La Paz County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||Yes|
|Proximity to Stores:||Less than 1 mile|
Centennial County Park Campground is located 3 miles from the town of Wenden. From Wenden, drive east on US 60 for 1 mile and head south on Centennial Park Road. Drive for 2 miles to the campground entrance.
|Web:||La Paz County Parks|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First-come/First-Served|
When To Go
Early Spring – Early Summer & Fall – Centennial County Park Campground is in the desert, so it gets pretty hot in the summer, and is the low season for the area. We recommend going in spring, early summer, and fall as the days will be warm and the nights will be cooler.
Saturday 08/19 0%
High 102° / Low 77°
Plentiful sunshine. High 101F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 08/20 20%
High 99° / Low 78°
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 99F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 08/21 20%
High 98° / Low 79°
Abundant sunshine. High 98F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 08/22 0%
High 102° / Low 80°
Partly cloudy. High 102F. Winds light and variable.
Wednesday 08/23 0%
High 101° / Low 79°
Mostly sunny skies. High 101F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 08/24 20%
High 100° / Low 79°
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 100F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
What To Do
Off-road driving – There are several open desert OHV driving areas nearby.
Hiking – The Harcuvar & Harquahala Mountains are nearby and offer many opportunities for day hikes.