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Discover Gila Bend


Gila Bend, Arizona is a small town, located in the southern portion of the state. It's situated directly off of I-8. near the junction of the highway and Route 85. The town is named after the nearby Gila River, that makes a 90-degree bend in this area. The nearest large city is Phoenix, about 70 miles to the northeast, while the nearby Sonoran Desert National Monument, only 15 miles away, provides ample recreational opportunities.

Museums, parks, golf courses, restaurants, spas and theaters are offered locally. Family-owned restaurants and eclectic shops also dot the area.

The Great Outdoors

When you book an RV in Gila Bend, you will have access to several unique recreational locales, including the Painted Rock Petroglyph Site. The park features markings etched in rock that were left behind by the American Indians who first conquered this wild place. The pioneers who came westward, later, to settle the land, left their marks as well. During the warm months it may be wise to visit the park earlier in the day.

The Sonoran Desert National Monument, located just 15 miles to the east of Gila Bend, is open year-round. This site features a "forest" of saguaro cactus. Please note, there is no water available on site. Also, expect cellphone service to be spotty. Please call for current road conditions as they can vary greatly based on weather.

For a unique adventure check out Sonora Wings Hang Gliding in nearby Maricopa, Arizona, about 40 miles to the east. Here you can glide with a certified guide high over the Sonoran desert. This locale also provides classes for those looking to become certified themselves. Please call for a reservation.

RV Parks

When you rent a motorhome in Gila Bend, AZ, you will need somewhere to park it for the night. As it is located so close to the National Monument, the Gila Bend area caters to out-of-town visitors.

The Gila Bend KOA is conveniently located in town, near the intersection of I-8 and Route 85, so you should have no issues reaching the park. The camp offers full hookup sites, a pool that is open year-round, and an outdoor fireplace. The park is pet-friendly and even has a Kamp K9 where dogs can run off-leash. In addition, this location provides WiFi and cable.

The Shadow Ridge RV Park is located about 40 miles to the south of Gila Bend, directly off Route 85. The site features pool access, full hookups, bathrooms, laundry facilities, WiFi, cable, a clubhouse, and is open year-round. The park can accommodate short and long-term stays.

Should you need a quick overnight stay, you could consider Walmart, gas stations, or larger grocery stores. Because the area is so rural, there is only one Walmart locally, in the town of Buckeye, about 40 miles to the north. The city also features a few grocery stores and several local gas stations with trailer access and truck stops that provide showers. These may meet your needs, and allow you to refresh your supplies. Please check with the managers of these locales regarding overnight camping options. Being located near several outdoor recreation sites, RV rental near Gila Bend is common, therefore, you should be able to find great amenities.

Exploring the City

There’s a multitude of attractions near Gila Bend that provide a variety of fun for people of all ages. The 9/11 Memorial Park is located in town and features a steel beam from the South Tower of the site in New York. The park also serves as a Veterans Memorial. Extend your stay and bring a picnic, as tables are available as well. Your Gila Bend luxury RV rental will provide you access to activities in and around the local area.

The Gila Bend Visitor's Center and Museum showcases the local history. Attractions include information on the American Indian tribes that first settled here, as well as an internment camp that was located nearby during World War II. The site is run by volunteers, so please call for current hours.

For another unique experience, try out Arizona Soaring, Inc, also in Maricopa. This attraction takes passengers on sight-seeing glider tours. This business is also a school for those wishing to learn how to fly a glider. Please call for reservations.

If it’s local charm and a small-town experience you are seeking, consider a camper rental in Gila Bend. Enjoy the local restaurants, visit a historical site, and take in the beautiful landscape. Rent an RV in Gila Bend, AZ, and explore the area!

Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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Have an RV delivered directly to your home and start your adventure from your front door—or add a spare room for family to stay while they’re in town.

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