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

Getting There

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

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.


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.

Thursday 03/22 0%
High 81° / Low 54°
Generally cloudy. High 81F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday 03/23 0%
High 76° / Low 53°
A mainly sunny sky. High 76F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 03/24 0%
High 76° / Low 47°
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 76F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 03/25 0%
High 67° / Low 44°
A mainly sunny sky. High 67F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 03/26 0%
High 64° / Low 43°
Sunny. High 64F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 03/27 0%
High 66° / Low 46°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 66F. Winds NNW 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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