Twin Peaks Campground is a dog-friendly campground in the heart of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. A mile and a half from the Kris Eggle Visitor Center, Twin Peaks has 208 sites. 4 of these are big enough for RVs as long as 45 feet while 34 sites are available just for tents. There is reasonable spacing between the sites. Peak season runs from January to March, during which reservations are required.
The landscape of the campground is a lively community of humans, animals, and plants. You and your doggo will like the extraordinary collection of life forms. From a scenic drive to wasteland hike to a camping night, there are many ways to witness the thriving desert. In 1976, the United Nations designated the area as an International Biosphere Reserve. The sites comprise of a concrete parking slab, table, and standing grill on gravel. Considering the desert setting, the landscaping is quite impressive.
There are two immediate trails where dogs are allowed. Moreover, the Alamo Canyon trail (about 7 miles out) is another dog-friendly trail that started last year. Just be careful when walking your dog on the loop around the campground. You may turn away to find something stuck in them. Washrooms are cleaned every day, and a shower stall is present in three of the washrooms. There are numerous ranger programs that campers love. The campground does have pull-thru sites and big-rig access for 208 of the sites. Electrical hookups are not available. There is a generator-free area, perfect for you if you’re using solar panels.
You also get free Wi-Fi at the visitor center as well as day programs. The way natural vegetation surrounds most sites is simply amazing. Remember to clean and pick up after your dog to help maintain the nice look & feel of the campground. All in all, this dog-friendly and kid-friendly place is an interesting campground to visit with your family.