Campgrounds in Flagstaff area reportedly sold out

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

Those looking to camp in northern Arizona are apparently going to have a tough time finding a spot.

Campgrounds in the Flagstaff area are sold out, according to Jo Ann Mickelson, the executive director of the Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.

[RELATED: Visits to Flagstaff still on par despite forest closures]

The higher gas costs aren't keeping families and friends from heading up north to camp to cool off.

Jeff Crider with the Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds said tourists are also heading to Arizona due to the wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico.

[RELATED: Public land closures in place to prevent wildfires across Arizona]

Travelers should check for information about campsites in northern Arizona and to call ahead to check availability and make reservations.

[RELATED: Forest officials implement rare area closures to prevent wildfires]

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