North Rim Excursion, Jacob Lake, AZ
Jun 15 - Jun 18$25 – $30
Location: Jacob Lake Group Campground, Loop A. Located 30 miles east of Fredonia, AZ, or 80 miles west of Page, AZ, at the. Turn south on AZ 67.
Directions from Las Vegas: Take I-15 north 127 miles to UT-9 (exit 16). Follow 12 miles east to UT-59 in Hurricane. Turn right and follow UT-59S/AZ-389E for 52 miles to Fredonia. Turn right and follow US-89A south/east for 30 miles to Jacob Lake. Turn right on AZ-67 and then immediately left into the group campground. NOTE: The group campground is not the campground on the left across US-89A from Jacob Lake Inn.
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Attractions: Jacob’s Lake is 44 miles from the Grand Canyon North Rim, 46 miles from Lee’s Ferry in Glen Canyon, and 80 Miles from Page, AZ. Page sits near Glen Canyon Dam, which creates Lake Powell. The Vermilion Cliff National Monument is also nearby, only 42 miles away, but half is on a dirt road. For info on the Grand Canyon, go to (http://www.nps.gov/grca/index.htm). For info on Lake Powell, go to http://www.nps.gov/glca/index.htm. For info on the Vermilion Cliffs, go to http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/blm_special_areas/natmon/vermilion.html
What to Bring: Hosts will provide a spaghetti dinner on Saturday night, and bring wood for a group fire pit. Individual fires are not allowed. There is drinking water in the campground, otherwise, bring whatever you need for a great weekend getaway.
Conveniences/Services: Jacob Lake Inn, has a restaurant, gas station, gift shop and limited groceries. The nearest full facilities are 30 to 40 miles away in Fredonia, Arizona and Kanab, Utah. Pay showers are available nearby at the Kaibab Camper Village, approximately ½ mile away.
Elevation and Weather Notes: Jacob Lake sits at 7921 feet, so expect cool nights. Average June temperatures 78°/49° (records 98°/18°). Although June has the lowest average monthly precipitation, it is also the beginning of the Monsoon season, which may may flare up some afternoon showers.