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

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 26 Campsites
Cost: Dry Tent Camping: $8/day
RV Camping with partial hookups: $14/day
Use Level: Medium
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Showers: Yes – $2/campsite for access to shower room
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: Not Defined
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: Yes
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground Open Year-round
Other:

Getting There

Address:
Geo Coordinates: 33.784841, -113.559829
Nearest City/Town: Wenden, Arizona
Elevation: 1843 Feet
Location: La Paz County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: Yes
Proximity to Stores: Less than 1 mile
Directions:

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.

Connect

Phone: (928) 667-2069
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.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 07/21 60%
High 100° / Low 80°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms during the morning. Partly cloudy skies this afternoon. High near 100F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 07/22 0%
High 106° / Low 83°
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 106F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 07/23 0%
High 111° / Low 86°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 111F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 07/24 0%
High 114° / Low 87°
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 114F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/25 0%
High 112° / Low 84°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 112F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 07/26 20%
High 106° / Low 82°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 106F. Winds S 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.

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