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Hickiwan Trails RV Park

Ajo, Arizona


HC 3 Box 11
Ajo, Arizona 85321
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 94
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 32.24352
Longitude: -112.72478

Elevation: 1856' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino yes
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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24 Reviews

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Review Count: 64
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: February, 2019 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed one night passing through. Very friendly managers, easy check-in. It's obvious someone is putting money into the place - RO water, nice gravel sites with concrete pads, new bathroom facilities. Sites are close together with nothing providing privacy in-between. Convenient to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, which is why we stopped. Verizon cell worked fine, mifi worked OK - 2-3 bars. Their internet was out during our stay. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 198
States Visited: 44
Helpful Reviews: 49

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Nice RV park easy to get into off the highway at the Casino. Crushed stone roads and sites but the sites also have a little concrete patio. Interior roads are very wide and easy to maneuver. Electric and water are at the back of the sites and sewer also near the back. Electric worked fine, water pressure low because on huge RO system. Verizon LTE strong. Campground Wifi was worthless. No reservations taken, sites available first-come-first-served. Outside rows with desert view fill up first. Clean restrooms and large clean laundry facility. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
C-4
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Closest full hookups to Organ Pipe Cactus NM. The published phone number is not reliable because no answer and no return call from messages. Direct cell number to manager is 520-993-6126 (she gave me permission to give it out) to ask questions such as site availability.

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Review Count: 47
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Just a wonderful park. Very quiet with a spectacular night sky! Coyotes singing and a herd of (wild?) burros provide entertainment. Gas station (+diesel) with general store and small casino within walking distance, otherwise quite remote. Sizeable sites; excellent water. Staff & management very helpful and friendly. 30 amp or 50 amp, same price. Good walking and biking paths, but these are also remote and pretty wild. Understand the desert before you wander off. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Granny's Cafe in Why pretty good for breakfast. Otherwise it's Ajo, 10 miles north.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

This is a great small campground near Wye, AZ. Pleasantly suprised. There are wild burros in the area. The casino has a water trough for them. Although it didn't bother us, in fact they were entertaining, some may find the constant braying annoying. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
71
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Easy access to Organ Pipe National Monument. Small Indian Casino on site. Also convenience store and fuel.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

A no frills campground run by native Americans. It is located behind a small casino. The weekly rate is only $85 so if you want a place to just hang out you might want to consider it. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Near Organ Pipe and Ajo. Good for overnight stay. Would stay here again.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

Rate reflects weekly rate of $85.00/wk. Stayed 2 weeks. This place is a hidden gem, but I do not know how they can afford to stay in business. There is rarely anybody in the office to accept payment. They need to institute a system for self registration & payment. I am certain that several campers who stayed for only a day or two had to leave without paying. We had full hook-ups and all services worked very well. If you stay here, the entrance is not well marked. Enter via the gas station/casino parking lot. The drive into the campground is in the right rear of this parking lot. Closest groceries are at the IGA Store in Ajo (12 miles from the campground). We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
B2
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Convenient to Organ Pipe National Monument which offers miles of roads and trails, as well as several Ranger led tours. The town of Ajo is a historic copper mining area with several interesting places to visit. Don't miss the every Saturday morning farmers market on the square.

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Review Count: 79
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

The park is immaculate and very, very quiet. It has a spotless and large laundry room. The sites are large, perfect for huge RVs to pull-thru when the adjoining site isn't occupied. We were in section D: the wi-fi didn't work at all on the outskirts of the park (the signal was poor there). I tested it; it is strongest near the laundry/restroom building, so if that is important to you and you don't have a booster and antenna, stay close to that. Hickiwan has a small convenience store next to it; other than that, the town of Why (aka Ajo, since it is near Ajo) is 10 miles from anywhere-- meaning Ajo, which is a good-sized, active town with full shopping, a town square, churches, etc. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
D31
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Stock up and gas up in Ajo before taking the trek to Why.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

This is probably our fourth year staying at Hickiwan Trails RV Park and find this park is still on our “A-list” of places to stay in Arizona. We try to spend at least a week here with the friends we travel with and an $85 weekly price with full hookups, who can beat that? In another post, it was said that the long time husband and wife managers have moved on but that is only half true as one of them still manages the park, and she still has a wonderful attitude. It was also said that the park looked shabby and rundown, but we found it clean, weed free, restrooms, showers and laundromat clean and in good order. I ride my UTV right out of the park into the desert. I hope the previous comment poster comes back again to see that the park is in fine shape. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

I've stayed at Hickiwan many times over the past few years and have always considered it one of the true gems of my travels. Sadly, that's no longer the case. The longtime manager and his wife have moved on and their expertise and friendly manner have so far not been replaced. RV parks often take on the character of their managers, and this one definitely did. At this point, however, there is no one even taking care of the basic day-to-day chores, and the park has deteriorated rapidly. It looks shabby and rundown. There are piles of junk everywhere, the bathrooms and laundry are filthy, and the weeds have practically taken over the place. The WiFi is hit-and-miss. On the plus side, the surrounding desert is still wild and remote, a haven of solitude and stark beauty. I hiked out there nearly every day of my stay. The rates can hardly be beat. It's $285/month includes electricity. I'll probably stay here again, because I'm an old desert rat and I don't care so much for them new-fangled city RV parks. I like the location, too. You have to drive on past "nowhere" just to get here. But it's just not the same as it was. A pity. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2012 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

We spent two weeks here. Great place for a base while visiting Organ Pipe. Full hook ups and very friendly staff. Great hiking and you may even see wild burros on your walk. You will, for sure hear them at night. Nice, out of the way place to stay. This was our second visit and we will return next year. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Quiet park, assuming you don't have large groups heading to/from Rocky Point, MX. Otherwise, quite serene. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Very friendly. Lots of room for hiking and bike riding. Quiet nights. Clean level sites. Take a hike and you may see wild donkeys in the desert or hear them at night around your camp. A great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 60
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice and helpful people in this park. Most people here stay for a month or more. Good water and electric, but the WiFi is weak. Some site are confusing because people park themselves and get misaligned. Wild burros frequent the park and sometimes bray at night. One unusual consequence of these nightly visits is that the burros would turn on the water to get a drink, so the owners removed the knobs from the water spickets. So ask where to find the water knob. Great place for access to Organ Pipe National Monument. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

We camped here as a part of our RV club's "stopover" on the way to Rocky Point, MX. The operators were very friendly. The bathrooms/showers were clean and functional. It is not a destination campground, but does offer the services needed for a short stay. Our club returns to MX in Oct and we'll again stop here for one night. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: February, 2010 - $16.00
Overall Rating:

This is a quiet park and by Arizona standards, the sites are reasonably sized. Sites are mostly back-in, and 50 amp sites are very limited in number. There is gravel under the coaches and a small patio pad for each site with very few picnic tables. The restroom and laundry are very clean. There are no other amenities such as pool or community room but electric was stable and water good. The park is clean and is well tended. We stayed a couple of nights to sight-see and would stay here again. We camped at Hickiwan Trails RV Park in a Motorhome.

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