LDMA - Stanton Gold Mining & Campground

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Get ready to create new memories that will last a lifetime. Bring the family and experience a unique gold prospecting adventure in the heart of Arizona. Perfect for the seasoned gold miner and first-timers alike, you're sure to catch Gold Fever while discovering your gold in this historic ghost town. When visiting Stanton's 120 acres, you will enjoy your choice of full RV hookups, electric only, or dry RV sites, as well as plenty of space to pitch a tent. All sites are in close proximity to the Stanton Club House, Bath Houses, and Showers after a long day of mining for gold. With more than 150 RV hookup sites and 120 acres of desert to explore, Stanton has been a favorite prospecting destination for more than 40 years. Your adventure awaits. Never panned for gold before? Never used a metal detector for treasure and gold? Learn how to find gold pockets, process material, and get your gold! Lost Dutchman's hosts numerous events a year where you, your family, and friends can participate in a "gold adventure!" Need an escape from camp? Bring your ATV/UTV as there are several miles of road and trails to explore and enjoy the beautiful desert terrain.


  • ATV Friendly
  • Biking
  • Hiking


  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • Full Hookup
  • Community Fire Pit
  • Laundry


15650 Stanton Road

Congress, Arizona 85332

Things to know

Check-in: 1:00 PM

Check-out: 12:00 PM


Check-In Procedure: - Please check in at the office upon arrival. - If you will arrive after 5 PM, Sites 1 and 2 are designated for late arrivals and request that you check in at the office the following morning. - Be prepared to move to the assigned site. - While each park attempts to accommodate your exact spot request, the on-site manager has the ultimate decision for spot placement Check-In: - 1pm - 5pm Check-Out: 1 - 2 pm (noon) Check-out time: - Check-out time is before 12 pm (noon). - All campers must check out with the office to confirm that your site fees and other items have been settled. Check-in time: - Check-in time is 1 pm Arizona time, all campers must check in at the office. - You will be escorted to your site by a staff member. Quiet Hours: - Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Vehicles - Stanton Camp Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite. - All vehicles must display a valid Stanton Camp parking permit. - A vehicle without a proper parking permit is subject to tow at the owner's expense. - Vehicles must not block the road or adjacent campsite(s). - The speed limit is 5 MPH. Including all ATV's/UTV'S. Dust Rules Apply. Visitors - Stanton Camp Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite. - Day or night visitors must register at the Stanton Camp office. Children - Parents are responsible at all times for their children's safety and behavior. Please supervise small children in showers and restrooms, and do not allow children to play in the roadway. Laundry - Laundry rooms are open 24 hours a day subject to change by Caretakers. - Please do not hang clothes on lines or trees at the campsite. Pet Rules - All pets must be registered with the Stanton Camp Office with a current rabies certificate on file per the state of Arizona. - Animals must be kept on a leash at all times and may not be left unattended at the campsite. - Animals may not be tethered to camp utility fixtures, picnic tables, trees, or fences. - Animal waste must be picked up by the pet owner anywhere on Stanton Camp property, Restrooms and Showers - Facilities are available. - Due to Board of Health Regulations, animals and the washing of dishes are prohibited in the restrooms. - Please clean up after yourself, thank you! BBQ/Grills - Personal charcoal and propane grills are permitted. - See Park Map for hot coal disposal dumpsters. Do not put hot coals in garbage containers. - Fireworks are prohibited on the Stanton Camp premises and property. Garbage - Help us stay clean by depositing all garbage in the dumpsters located throughout Duisenburg Camp. After Hours Assistance - For after-hours assistance or security, please see StantonCaretaker(s). Trees - Trees, and the shade they provide, are an integral part of an enjoyable Stanton Camp experience. However, healthy and well-maintained trees pose a natural hazard of falling debris, such as leaves and branches, especially during windy and/or extreme weather conditions. - We do not assume responsibility for these natural hazards or for any property damage, injury, or other circumstances that may result. - Please consider this when parking in Duisenburg Camp and while enjoying the camp. Monthly Rate Discounts - If your stay is shortened for any reason, and you paid for a discounted daily rate, you will be re-rated to the daily site fee and charged accordingly. - You will also be charged an "Early Departure Camping Site Fee of $50. Loss, Damages & Claims - Park management is not responsible for loss, damages, or claims to property of guests due to fire, theft, accident, or any other cause. - The management also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. - Having in possession weapons such as firearms, knives, chains, etc. while outside a personal camping vehicle is not permitted on the property. - Stanton Camp closes certain sites and areas of the property for landscaping and maintenance throughout the season. - Policies and terms are set and enforced directly by LDMA - Stanton Gold Mining & Campground and are subject to change as their policies are adjusted. Please contact LDMA - Stanton Gold Mining & Campground for more details.

Cancellation Policy

Campground Cancellation Policy - 100% refund until 30 days before check-in. 50% percent refund 14 days prior, then 13 days prior the reservation is no longer refundable. - All refund calculations exclude the RoverPass service fees and credit card processing, which are non-refundable. RoverPass Cancellation Policy - The platform and processing fees are non-refundable. - Spot2Nite convenience fees are non-refundable.