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.

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Saturday 08/19 0%
High 102° / Low 77°
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Plentiful sunshine. High 101F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
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High 99° / Low 78°
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Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 99F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
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Abundant sunshine. High 98F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
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Partly cloudy. High 102F. Winds light and variable.
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Mostly sunny skies. High 101F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Thursday 08/24 20%
High 100° / Low 79°
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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.

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