Afton Canyon Campground

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Afton Canyon Campground       35°02’21”N  116°22’57”W Elevation 1414′

Afton Campground

Railroad bridge

Topographic map of area

Access:
Take I-15 37 miles north of Barstow to Afton R. exit. Follow Afton Rd 3 1/2 miles to campground.
Facilities:
22 sites, first come first serve.
Season:
Open year round. VERY hot in summer.
Fees:
$6 per night
Nearby Hiking Trails:
Numerous hiking trails throughout the Afton Natural Area.
Nearby 4×4 Trails:
This is a stopping point on the Mohave Road, a 150 year old pioneer trail from Barstow to the Colorado River.
Comments:
This is a great place to spot birds and wildlife. One of the few places where the Mojave River flows on the surface.
Current Weather:
Click here for the current ‘pointcast’ for this spot. (‘Pops up’ in a new window)
Managing Agency:
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

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