Twin Peaks Campground is the main campground at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. It is located 1.5 miles from the Kris Eggle Visitor Center and Highway 85. The campground has 208 sites, four are large enough to accommodate RVs up to 45 feet in length. Thirty-four sites are reserved for tent camping only. Reservations are required during the peak season (January through March). Reserve and pay 24 hours in advance and up to 12 months in advance through Recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. “No artificial lights, and you are in the desert.”
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