Kaibab Lake is a very popular outdoor site. The lake’s location makes it a perfect spot to use as a starting point for trips in the area. The Grand Canyon is only 60 miles away and Williams is just 4 miles from Kaibab Lake.
Visitors will find 70 campsites with fire rings and picnic tables. Two campsites are handicapped accessible. There is a 14-day stay limit. A fee is charged per night. Tents, trailers and small motor homes are welcome. There are pit toilets, garbage bins, a free dump station and water available at the campground. However, fresh water is not available during the winter. There are no utility hook ups.
Kaibab Lake Campground offers its visitors a unique look at nature. The campground hosts offer evening interpretive programs at the campground amphitheater.
Boating and fishing are just some of the favorite activities at Kaibab Lake. A barrier-free pier is ideal for fishing. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout and channel catfish. A fishing license is required for those over 14 years of age. The cinder boat launch is available for boaters. The lake is limited to single electric motors or single gasoline engines of 8 horsepower or less. There is no swimming in the lake.
You can get to Kaibab Lake from Williams by taking the 165 exit off of Interstate 40. Then take State Highway 64 north for approximately two miles. Here you will see the entrance for the campground on the west side of the road. Follow the paved road to Kaibab Lake. If you are coming from Phoenix or Tucson, take Interstate 17 north out of town to Flagstaff. Then take Interstate 40 west out of Flagstaff to Williams. You will then take the 165 exit off of Interstate 40. Then take State Highway 64 north for approximately two miles. Here you will see the entrance for the campground on the west side of the road. Follow the paved road to Kaibab Lake.
Kaibab Lake is a pleasant place to spend a few hours or a few hours or a few days, and it's located just a couple of miles outside the town of Williams in the Williams Ranger District. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout as well as brown and brook trout. Channel cats are occasionally stocked too.
The area around the campground offers some bragging-size sightseeing as well. For one thing, the Grand Canyon is just 60 miles away. In addition, a number of forest attractions are easily accessible from your campsite, including the Spring Valley and Historic Route 66 scenic drives.
Camping and picnicking.
Fishing and/or boating.
72 single unit sites with tables and fire rings.
2 campsites accessible for handicapped individuals.
Amphitheater and evening interpretive programs.
Pit toilets, garbage bins and water faucets scattered throughout the area.
Campground hosts available to assist you.
Fee dump station available.
Fee: $10 per vehicle per night up to 9 people/site. Tents, trailers and small motorhomes allowed; no utility hookups. Other fees:
$150/night: Large group area, including ramada, up to 125 people
$95/night: 1/2 large group area, including ramada, up to 63 people
$70/night: 1/2 large group area, without ramada, up to 63 people
$50/night: Small group area, with ramada #72-73, up to 25 people
$35/night: Small group area #53-54 up to 16 people
$25: Day use of ramada with reservation
Season of Use: May 15 to October 31. Open throughout the winter in no-fee status, depending on road accessibility.
Elevation: 6800 feet (2070 meters)
Pets must always be restrained or on a leash.
Motorbikes may be used only to enter and leave the area.
Arizona fishing license required for anyone over 14.
No boat motors larger than 8 horsepower allowed.
No waste water drained onto ground.
14-day stay limit
No water or garbage services during the winter months.
Location: About 4 miles (6.5 km) northeast of Williams off AZ 64.
Access/Road Conditions: From Williams, take I-40 east 2 miles to Exit 165; turn north onto AZ 64 and go about 2 miles to the campground entrance on your left. Paved and all-weather gravelled roads are suitable for passenger cars, but in winter may be closed at times because of snow.