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.
Tuesday 10/16 20%
High 68° / Low 53°
Partly cloudy. High 68F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 10/17 0%
High 73° / Low 55°
A mainly sunny sky. High 73F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday 10/18 0%
High 76° / Low 56°
Sunny skies. High 76F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 10/19 0%
High 80° / Low 61°
A mainly sunny sky. High around 80F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 10/20 10%
High 82° / Low 64°
Sunny. High 82F. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph.
Sunday 10/21 40%
High 79° / Low 61°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy skies late. High 79F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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.