Camping in Utah National Parks

Utah is an outdoor adventurer's paradise. With a vast array of national parks and monuments, Utah offers a wealth of camping opportunities.

From the red rock canyons of Zion to the towering peaks of Arches, camping in Utah’s National Parks is unforgettable. With secluded spots in nature or bustling campgrounds with plenty of amenities, there is something for everyone when it comes to camping in Utah National Parks.

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Camping at Arches The small Devil's Garden Campground is the only place to camp inside Arches National Park.   Reservations are required from March 1 to October 31. Between November 1 and February 28 it is first come, first serve.

Camping at Bryce Canyon Bryce Canyon National Park has two campgrounds that are near the Visitor Center and main Bryce Amphitheatre. Be prepared for diverse weather conditions.

Camping at Canyonlands The two most visited regions of Canyonlands are Island in the Sky and Needles.  Both are remote with few guest services.   It's a fun place for a more basic and rugged camping experience.

Camping at Capitol Reef The Fruita Campground is open year round and is the only developed tent and RV campground in the park. There are three primitive sites in the park that may be closed at times due to weather conditions.

Camping at Zion There are three campgrounds for tent and RV camping in Zion.   The Watchman is the only option for winter camping and is limited then.  

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